China's FAST radio telescope

Astronomers Shed New Light on Formation of Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts

International team reports on a radio pulsar phase of a Galactic magnetar that emitted a fast radio burst in 2020; observations suggest unique origins for “bursts” and “pulses," which adds to FRB formation theory.

The Chinese Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST). (Photo credit: Bojun Wang, Jinchen Jiang & Qisheng Cui)

  • Research
  • July 28, 2023
  • By Tony Allen
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