Mysterious Space Signal Indicates “Missing Matter” in…They have only ever detected a few of these types of signals.  And apparently this one is changing the scientific modeling of a lot of astronomy departments.  Basically an FRB is a fast radio burst.  They still do not know for sure where they come from but the majority of astronomers think they come from pulsars.  However, there is debate amongst the astronomy and space fan communities alike.

Mysterious Space Signal Indicates “Missing Matter” in…They have only ever detected a few of these types of signals. And apparently this one is changing the scientific modeling of a lot of astronomy departments. Basically an FRB is a fast radio burst. They still do not know for sure where they come from but the majority of astronomers think they come from pulsars. However, there is debate amongst the astronomy and space fan communities alike.

Astronomers Solve One Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts and Find Half the Missing Matter in the Universe  http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2016/02/24/fast_radio_bursts_finally_identified_as_being_very_far_away.html

Astronomers Solve Two Big Cosmic Mysteries With One Powerful Radio Burst

Astronomers Solve One Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts and Find Half the Missing Matter in the Universe http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2016/02/24/fast_radio_bursts_finally_identified_as_being_very_far_away.html

Every now and then things go "bump!" in the cosmic night, releasing torrents of energy that astronomers can't easily explain. Not that they mind: most times an energetic riddle flares up in their view of the sky, major epoch-setting discoveries are sure to follow.

Every now and then things go "bump!" in the cosmic night, releasing torrents of energy that astronomers can't easily explain. Not that they mind: most times an energetic riddle flares up in their view of the sky, major epoch-setting discoveries are sure to follow.

Astronomers Solve One Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts and Find Half the Missing Matter in the Universe  http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2016/02/24/fast_radio_bursts_finally_identified_as_being_very_far_away.html

Astronomers Solve Two Big Cosmic Mysteries With One Powerful Radio Burst

Astronomers Solve One Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts and Find Half the Missing Matter in the Universe http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2016/02/24/fast_radio_bursts_finally_identified_as_being_very_far_away.html

CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope, which has been used to confirm a population of Fast Radio Bursts, is shown superimposed on an image showing the distribution of gas in our Galaxy. An artist’s impression of a single fast radio burst is shown located well away from the Galactic plane emission. Fast radio bursts are a new population of radio source located at cosmological distances. Credit: Swinburne Astronomy Productions

CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope, which has been used to confirm a population of Fast Radio Bursts, is shown superimposed on an image showing the distribution of gas in our Galaxy. An artist’s impression of a single fast radio burst is shown located well away from the Galactic plane emission. Fast radio bursts are a new population of radio source located at cosmological distances. Credit: Swinburne Astronomy Productions

Fast Radio Bursts Are Astronomy's Next Big Thing - Scientific American

Fast Radio Bursts Are Astronomy's Next Big Thing - Scientific American

Fast Radio Bursts present one of modern astronomy's greatest mysteries: what or who in the Universe is transmitting short bursts of radio energy across the cosmos?

Fast Radio Bursts present one of modern astronomy's greatest mysteries: what or who in the Universe is transmitting short bursts of radio energy across the cosmos?

The Mystery of Astronomy’s ‘Fast Radio Bursts’ Only Gets More Beautiful From Here. ( Artist rendition of the dishes of the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array are seen making the first-ever precision localization of a Fast Radio Burst, and thereby pointing the way to the host galaxy of FRB121102.) 07012017.

The Mystery of Astronomy’s ‘Fast Radio Bursts’ Only Gets More Beautiful From Here. ( Artist rendition of the dishes of the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array are seen making the first-ever precision localization of a Fast Radio Burst, and thereby pointing the way to the host galaxy of FRB121102.) 07012017.

The Mystery of Astronomy’s ‘Fast Radio Bursts’ Only Gets More Beautiful From Here. ( Artist rendition of the dishes of the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array are seen making the first-ever precision localization of a Fast Radio Burst, and thereby pointing the way to the host galaxy of FRB121102.) 07012017.

The Mystery of Astronomy’s ‘Fast Radio Bursts’ Only Gets More Beautiful From Here. ( Artist rendition of the dishes of the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array are seen making the first-ever precision localization of a Fast Radio Burst, and thereby pointing the way to the host galaxy of FRB121102.) 07012017.

"The Mysterious Origins of Fast Radio Bursts" June 2015 issue of Discover Magazine by Yvette Cendes '04

"The Mysterious Origins of Fast Radio Bursts" June 2015 issue of Discover Magazine by Yvette Cendes '04

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