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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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Billion Sun–Bright Events Leave Radio Wave Clues

February 24th, 2016

Episode 428 of 599 episodes

“Fast radio bursts” detected here on Earth last only a thousandth of a second, but are the result of a faraway source briefly shining a billion or more times brighter than our sun.

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