July 6, 2013

A Population of Fast Radio Bursts at Cosmological Distances

This narrated video describes the discovery of a new population of radio bursts that appear to come from cosmological distances that was published today in Science. The bursts offer a new way to count the number of atoms in the Universe and have mysterious origins.

Credit: University of Manchester

[ Read the Article: Mysterious Bursts Of Cosmic Radio Waves May Have Ancient Origins ]

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