New telescope almost doubles known number of mysterious ‘fast radio bursts’

Astronomers have nearly doubled the known number of ‘fast radio bursts’– powerful flashes of radio waves from deep space. The team’s discoveries include the closest and brightest fast radio bursts ever detected and they have proved that fast radio bursts are coming from the other side of the Universe rather than from our own galactic neighborhood. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181010132303.htm