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 ]