Unsolved mystery from outer space

Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) are intense flashes of radio waves that represent a great astrophysical mystery: what causes them, and where do they come from? Now, researchers have been able to pinpoint the precise location of a burst using CSIRO’s ASKAP radio telescope in Western Australia, bringing us closer to solving the mystery.

Read more about the science behind the video here: A single fast radio burst localized to a massive galaxy at cosmological distance

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