Astronomers detect regular rhythm of radio waves, with origins unknown

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500 million light years. cataloged as FRB 180916.J0158+65 Might be * a neutron star, that is both spinning and wobbling * a neutron star orbiting another neutron star or black hole * a radio-emitting source that circles a central star * If the star emits a wind, or cloud of gas, then every time the source passes through the cloud, the gas from the cloud could periodically magnify the source’s radio emissions * most exciting possibility is the idea that this new FRB, and even those that are not periodic or even repeating, may originate from magnetars—a type of neutron star that is thought to have an extremely powerful magnetic field Kiyoshi Masui is a member of the CHIME/FRB collaboration, a group of more than 50 scientists led by the University of British Columbia, McGill University, University of Toronto, and the National Research Council of Canada, that operates and analyzes the data from the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, or CHIME, a radio telescope in British Columbia that was the first to pick up signals of the new periodic FRB source


Everyone: ALIENS Most probable explanation: neutron star rotating weirdly


Based on how well 2020 is going, I wouldn’t even be slightly surprised if the sound had an embedded video of Hitler on it.


Have we eliminated the microwave oven in the break room this time?


I think like that when I hear a new song that I like…