fast radio bursts

Intergalactic Pulses Solve Mystery of Universe’s Missing Matter

Intergalactic Pulses Solve Mystery of Universe’s Missing Matter

Scientists have spent three decades trying to locate half of all the “normal” matter that’s supposed to exist in the universe. A new paper is claiming to have finally found this missing stuff, in a discovery made possible by measuring incoming fast radio bursts.

Astronomers Just Detected A Mysterious Repeating Cosmic Radio Burst — Again

Astronomers Just Detected A Mysterious Repeating Cosmic Radio Burst — Again

Canadian scientists have detected 13 new fast radio bursts, those mysterious, split-second, high-energy pulses that reach us from unknown origins billions of light-years away. Intriguingly, one of these newly documented bursts is a repeater, becoming just the second-known repeating fast radio burst among the 60 documented so far.