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More Than A Dozen New Cosmic Radio Bursts Detected From Deep Space

More Than A Dozen New Cosmic Radio Bursts Detected From Deep Space

Artist’s depiction of a rupturing magnetar — a rotating neutron star with an extremely strong magnetic field. These exotic objects could be the source of the mysterious cosmic bursts observed by scientists. (Image: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/S. Wiessinger) Scientists on the hunt for signs of extraterrestrial intelligence have detected…