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FRB 150807

Bright radio burst detected by Parkes telescope sheds light on the Universe's cosmic web

An ultra-bright cosmic flash of radio waves from a galaxy far, far away has given scientists an unprecedented view of what lies between galaxies in the Universe. For nearly a decade, researchers have been detecting short bursts of high-energy radio waves coming from the cosmos.
Last year, an international team of scientists using CSIRO's Parkes radio telescope picked up one of these "fast radio bursts" (FRBs), which was the brightest seen since the telescope detected the first flash in 2007.

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