An artist's impression of CSIRO's Australian SKA Pathfinder (ASKAP) radio telescope observing FRBs. The team's discoveries, reported in the journal Nature, include the closest and brightest fast radio bursts ever detected.
Researchers using a radio telescope in Western Australia have detected 20 mysterious, powerful wave signals known as "fast radio bursts" in the past year - nearly double the number of unique signals detected worldwide since they were discovered in 2007.
The mysterious bursts are believed to involve incredible amounts of energy - the equivalent of what the sun puts out in an 80-year period.
Jean-Pierre Macquart, from the Curtin University in Australia, said bursts travel for billions of years and occasionally pass through clouds of gas. When this happens the various wavelengths that make up the burst are slowed at different rates.
"Eventually, the burst reaches Earth with its spread of wavelengths arriving at the telescope at slightly different times, like swimmers at a finish line", Macquart said.
The discovery of 20 in this latest survey was bolstered by the use of new technology found in the Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP), which also confirmed that FRBs are coming from the other side of the universe, rather than within our own galactic neighbourhood.
Soyuz rocket crew rescued after emergency landing
A state commission set up by Roscosmos to investigate the cause of the incidence is already hard at work assessing telemetry. Russian and USA space officials said that the crew is heading for an emergency landing in Kazakhstan at an unspecified time.
There's still no release date set for Suicide Squad 2 , but Warner Bros . now has 5th June, 2020 reserved for an unnamed DC movie. Most intriguing is how From the Ashes was essentially a relaunch of the Suicide Squad comic franchise within DC Comics .
The documentary that really brought the issues with The Simpsons' portrayal of Apu was aptly titled " The Problem With Apu ". The writing as on the wall for this to be addressed, though very few actually caught it beforehand.
Le recul est moins fort, mais toutefois marqué en Europe: Londres abandonne 1,84%, Bruxelles 1,78%, Paris 1,5% et Francfort 1,33%. La Bourse de Hong-Kong reculait de près de -4% une heure avant la clôture hier et perdait -3,19% à l'ouverture jeudi.
Hurricane Michael crashed ashore Florida on Wednesday as the third most powerful hurricane ever to strike the USA mainland. But on Tuesday, the price of Brent crude went down by 44 cents or about half a percent; to reach 84.56 dollars a barrel.
In the Network published a timelapse video with the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket with a telecommunications satellite on Board. Until now, all landings of the company founded by Elon Musk had taken place on Florida's Cape Canaveral or offshore platforms.
Leonard Cohen aimed his proverbial pen at Kanye West as he crafted a collection of poems in the final months of his life. Cohen also name-checks Jay-Z in the poem, saying "Jay-Z is not the Dylan of anything". "I am Edison.
Filming on Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Phillips' Joker has gotten off to an unpleasant start, to say the least. The upcoming movie co-stars Robert De Niro , Marc Maron , Brett Cullen and " Deadpool 2" star Zazie Beetz .
Using a mash-up of stem cells and cloning technology, a team in Beijing claims to have generated mice with same-sex parents. He said, "To consider exploring similar technology for human application in the near future is implausible".
Gareth Bale to miss Wales-Spain friendly, Giggs confirms
Spain , who had a disappointing World Cup, beat England 2-1 in their Nations League opener last month before thumping Croatia 6-0. Gareth is struggling for Tuesday so we try to take care of the lads and get ready for Tuesday.
Another chance to talk about mental health
She said most of the psychiatric hospitals, including the Accra Psychiatric Hospital, were struggling to survive on low funding. In Europe, nearly an equal proportion of nations spend more than more than 5% of their health budget tackling the issue.
Selena Gomez reportedly suffers mental health crisis
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Pogba should have kept views to himself - Saha
Pogba believes being in the World Cup-winning France team is in itself a big achievement and he never plays to get the armband. I am the manager, I can make these decisions. "For us, it was the best trophy you can win as a footballer".
Karim Benzema’s France career is finished - FFF president
The player himself also spoke out, calling on Le Graet to "forget" about him at a time when France should be celebrating. "Mr. In May, after Le Graet said in an interview that the striker was "ancient history", Benzema again responded on Twitter .