Longest Fast Radio Burst Similar to Heartbeat Pattern Detected Billions of Light-Years Away From Earth

Chris K

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Astronomers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) observed the signal to be up to three seconds long, making it 1,000 times longer than usual FRBs. What appeared more fascinating about the find was the pattern of the radio signals. Researchers noted that the burst emitted in a periodic pattern of a beating heart that repeated every 0.2 seconds.

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