radio burst

FRB 121102 is the Most Mysterious Fast Radio Burst: Recent Activity Spotted

Previously this year, astronomers announced an astonishing finding. A fast radio burst dubbed FRB 121102 wasn't just repeating, it was repeating on an observable cycle.  For approximately 67 days, the source is quiet. Then, for almost 90 days, it is...

Puzzling Fast Radio Burst Found to Repeat in a 157-Day Cycle

Astronomers have discovered a fast radio burst (FRB) activity cycle that repeats in a rather steady and predictable manner. This could mean that the unrestrained unpredictability of puzzling deep-space FRBs could, in fact, be an issue with our detection abilities.  ...