July 12, 2014

Radio-burst from the Charioteer

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Astronomers observe mysterious radio-burst from far beyond our galaxy

Astronomers have discovered a radio burst of only a few seconds duration using the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico. The findings by an international team of astronomers led by Laura Spitler from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn provide important new evidence of the mysterious pulses that appear to come from deep in outer space.