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Mysterious radio signals from deep space detected

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Astronomers have revealed details of mysterious signals emanating from a distant galaxy, picked up by a telescope in Canada.

The precise nature and origin of the blasts of radio waves is unknown.

Among the 13 fast radio bursts, known as FRBs, was a very unusual repeating signal, coming from the same source about 1.5 billion light years away.

Such an event has only been reported once before, by a different telescope.

"Knowing that there is another suggests that there could be more out there," said Ingrid Stairs, an astrophysicist from the University of British Columbia (UBC).

"And with more repeaters and more sources available for study, we may be able to understand these cosmic puzzles - where they're from and what causes them."

The CHIME observatory, located in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley, consists of four 100-metre-long, semi-cylindrical antennas, which scan the entire northern sky each day.

The telescope only got up and running last year, detecting 13 of the radio bursts almost immediately, including the repeater.


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Loud radio signals from 1.5 billion light years away? Probably just the Keith Richards riff from a Stones song...

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Among the 13 fast radio bursts, known as FRBs, was a very unusual repeating signal, coming from the same source about 1.5 billion light years away.


Is it a repeating sequence of prime numbers?

I, for one, am ready for a ride on a wormhole mass-transit system.


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Among the 13 fast radio bursts, known as FRBs, was a very unusual repeating signal, coming from the same source about 1.5 billion light years away.


Is it a repeating sequence of prime numbers?



If it is like the radio signals here on Earth, it is more likely a repeating sequence of the same 200 songs :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:

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T_Bone0806 wrote:
MarleysGh0st wrote:
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Among the 13 fast radio bursts, known as FRBs, was a very unusual repeating signal, coming from the same source about 1.5 billion light years away.


Is it a repeating sequence of prime numbers?



If it is like the radio signals here on Earth, it is more likely a repeating sequence of the same 200 songs :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:



Oh geez... I never thought of that. We're bombarding the universe nonstop with "Don't Stop Believin'." The aliens will definitely be blowing up our planet before long...

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littlebeast13 wrote:
T_Bone0806 wrote:
MarleysGh0st wrote:

Is it a repeating sequence of prime numbers?



If it is like the radio signals here on Earth, it is more likely a repeating sequence of the same 200 songs :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:



Oh geez... I never thought of that. We're bombarding the universe nonstop with "Don't Stop Believin'." The aliens will definitely be blowing up our planet before long...

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Start sending "Billy, Don't Be a Hero" and they'll settle right down.

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Bo Donaldson wrote:
littlebeast13 wrote:
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If it is like the radio signals here on Earth, it is more likely a repeating sequence of the same 200 songs :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:



Oh geez... I never thought of that. We're bombarding the universe nonstop with "Don't Stop Believin'." The aliens will definitely be blowing up our planet before long...

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Start sending "Billy, Don't Be a Hero" and they'll settle right down.

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They've been able to decode it and translate the message into English:

"Hi, This is Bridget from Credit Card Services, do not hang up, this is an important call ........."

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Fake news.

The radio wasn’t even invented 1.5 billion years ago.

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