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Signals from space: Five theories on what they are

BBC News - Thu 10 Jan 19

Mysterious cosmic signals have been picked up. What are they and where do they come from?

Repeating Fast Radio Burst Detected for Second Time in History

Discover Magazine - Wed 9 Jan 19

Repeating FRB For just the second time, scientists have recorded the repeat of a mysterious cosmic flash know as a fast radio burst (FRB). This remarkable observation could help scientists ...

Repeating fast radio burst detected for second time in history, - Wed 9 Jan 19

Cosmic mystery deepens with new repeating radio burst discovery

Newscientist - Wed 9 Jan 19

Astronomers have found 13 more fast radio bursts from space, and one is only the second seen to repeat – which could help us figure out what creates the mysterious signals

A second repeating fast radio burst has been tracked to a distant galaxy

ScienceNews - Wed 9 Jan 19

Astronomers have spotted a second repeating fast radio burst, and it looks a lot like the first.

Mysterious radio signals from deep space detected

BBC News - Wed 9 Jan 19

A telescope picks up bursts of radio waves from a distant galaxy, shedding light on an astrophysical puzzle.

Canada's CHIME telescope detects second repeating fast radio burst - Wed 9 Jan 19

A Canadian-led team of scientists has found the second repeating fast radio burst (FRB) ever recorded. FRBs are short bursts of radio waves coming from far outside our Milky Way galaxy. Scientists ...

Canada's CHIME telescope detects second repeating fast radio burst, ScienceDaily - Wed 9 Jan 19

Is ET trying to phone us... and if he is, shall we call him back?

Daily Mail - Mon 14 Jan 19

JOHN NAISH: In the British journal Nature, astronomers revealed how their super-powerful new radio telescope detected millisecond-long pulses of radio waves originating from outside our galaxy.

New Canadian telescope spots a second repeating Fast Radio Burst

Arstechnica - Thu 10 Jan 19

Radio telescope was put to use even as it was being commissioned.

Scientists Detect Second Ever Repeating Fast Radio Burst Among Bakers’ Dozen - Thu 10 Jan 19

A team of more than 50 scientists has discovered 13 more fast radio bursts, as well as the second repeating FRB ever recorded. These sightings, described in two papers published by the journal ...

New repeating fast radio bursts discovered outside our galaxy, could it be aliens?

Techspot - Thu 10 Jan 19

While there have been more than 60 FRBs identified since they were first discovered by accident in 2007 (in data archived since 2001), only one signal had been observed to be repeating itself. ...

Astronomers detect more mystery radio bursts from beyond the Milky Way

Engadget - Thu 10 Jan 19

Sure enough, astronomers have discovered even more of those mysterious fast radio bursts from outside the Milky Way galaxy. Scientists using the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping ...

Astronomers discover radio signal from galaxy billions of light years away, report says

FOXNews - Wed 9 Jan 19

Canadian astronomers have discovered a repetitive radio signal some 2.5 billion light-years away from Earth — only the second example known to mankind.

Astronomers spot more mysterious radio signals from far outside the galaxy

TechCrunch - Wed 9 Jan 19

Whenever some new “cosmic puzzle” crops up, you always have to be ready for the other shoe to drop. But just because something isn’t an alien message or Ringworld doesn’t ...

Mysterious repeating deep-space signals have source in 'special' place - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Wed 9 Jan 19

The bizarre "fast radio bursts" have only been observed repeating one other time. The new discovery is a major clue to the powerful sources behind the bursts.

Alien signals? More bizarre 'fast radio bursts' detected from outer space

USA today - Wed 9 Jan 19

More “fast radio bursts" – bright, short-lived pulses of radio waves that come from across the universe – have been detected by astronomers.        

Scientists Have Discovered a Mysterious Repeating Radio Signal from Deep Space

Livescience - Wed 9 Jan 19

Don't look now, but Earth is being bombarded with mysterious, invisible light.

Scientists Find 13 Mysterious Deep-Space Flashes, Including 2nd Known 'Repeater' - Wed 9 Jan 19

Astronomers have spotted 13 more mysterious fast radio bursts, including the second repeating source of these extragalactic light flashes ever discovered.

Another bizarre 'fast radio burst' from across space repeats itself - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Wed 9 Jan 19

The mysterious signals have only been observed repeating one other time. The new discovery is a major clue to the powerful sources behind the bursts.

Mysterious radio signals have reached Earth from a galaxy 1.5 billion light years away 

Daily Mail - Wed 9 Jan 19

Experts from British Columbia University in Canada believe they are likely to be caused by the left overs of an exploding star - or supernova - or a a supermassive black hole.

Astronomers find another source of repeating radio bursts from outside our galaxy

The Verge - Wed 9 Jan 19

Astronomers have spotted more than a dozen new pulses of radio waves coming from outside our galaxy, including a few bursts that stem from the exact same location in the sky. It’s ...

Mysterious 'repeater' fast radio burst detected from faraway galaxy

UPI - Thu 10 Jan 19

Astronomers have recorded a mysterious "repeater" fast radio burst signal from the single source, a galaxy located 1.5 billion light-years from Earth.

CHIME telescope detects second repeating fast radio burst from other galaxy

Science Blog - Thu 10 Jan 19

Assistant professor of physics Laura Newburgh is part of a Canadian-led experiment that has detected the second-known example of a repeating fast radio burst (FRB) originating far outside ...