Astronomers detect mysterious intergalactic radio bursts

Similar signals have been detected before, but this is the first time that scientists have been able to definitively identify their origins as outside of the Milky Way.

Astronomers detect mysterious intergalactic radio bursts

Science Recorder | Ellen Miller | Friday, July 05, 2013

While looking through archived sky sweeps completed by the Parkes radio telescope in New South Wales, Australia, astronomers discovered mysterious intergalactic radio bursts; powerful signals removed from the galactic plane and originating from different spots in the sky. Because the data was archived and the bursts so sporadic, the scientists have no way of following up on the oddity, Discovery News  To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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