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Message 1630051 - Posted: 19 Jan 2015, 23:19:28 UTC
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This is the first time a 'fast radio burst' has been captured in real-time
These are cosmic chirps that last for only a thousandth of a second
No one knows where these bursts come from, but possibilities range from black holes to alien communication and mergers of neutron stars
The mystery light was captured by the Parkes telescope in Australia
'Identifying the origin is now only a matter of time,' scientists claim

Maybe??

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2917225/Is-alien-communication-Mystery-cosmic-burst-captured-LIVE-closer-understanding-meaning.html
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Message 1630052 - Posted: 19 Jan 2015, 23:25:55 UTC - in response to Message 1630051.  

The flash, located 5.5 billion light-years from Earth and lasting a thousandth of a second, was spotted for the first time by astronomers at the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne.
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Message 1630071 - Posted: 20 Jan 2015, 0:47:18 UTC - in response to Message 1630052.  

Epic cosmic radio burst finally seen in real time


A gigantic but fleeting burst of radio waves has been caught in the act for the first time, helping to narrow down the vast array of things that might cause them. Figuring out what these fast radio bursts – sometimes called blitzars – are or where they come from could help answer some of the biggest cosmological questions.

Blitzars last about a millisecond but give off as much energy as the sun does in a million years, all seemingly in a tight band of radio-frequency waves.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26813-epic-cosmic-radio-burst-finally-seen-in-real-time.html#.VL2j7i4k5-z
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Message 1630240 - Posted: 20 Jan 2015, 10:53:17 UTC

"Captain, I think they picked up our warp signature!"
"Full, stop. Red alert!"
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Message 1630459 - Posted: 21 Jan 2015, 5:41:51 UTC

Thanks Lynn i had herd something on the box but mist it so thank's .

Wonder if it would be any good to crunch here at seti !

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Message 1630521 - Posted: 21 Jan 2015, 7:40:48 UTC - in response to Message 1630459.  

Thanks Lynn i had herd something on the box but mist it so thank's .

Wonder if it would be any good to crunch here at seti !


Your welcome Glenn.
I don't know about crunching?
Maybe signal from a neutron star.
I thought i read it was outside our galaxy?
Maybe from another dimension in time.
Hope we find the answer? :)))))
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Message 1630567 - Posted: 21 Jan 2015, 11:54:32 UTC

btw, do you know what kind of energy it would be required to send that strong signal across 5,5 BILLION LY?

c'mon...definately not ET!
100% physical...

if I'd have to guess: mather-antimather anihilation!
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Message 1630587 - Posted: 21 Jan 2015, 13:14:01 UTC

I think it is a rare natural phenomena. It will probably take years to figure out the nature of the source.
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Message 1630658 - Posted: 21 Jan 2015, 16:36:18 UTC - in response to Message 1630051.  
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This is old news. These were first noticed back in 2007. If we haven't figured them out by now I don't know how we expect to figure them out now in the near future. Can you enlighten me? Is there any content in these captured "messages"??

a millisec at these frequencies could contain a lot of data.
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Message 1631085 - Posted: 22 Jan 2015, 3:24:46 UTC

Article says neutron star and at 5.5 billion light yrs that was a long time ago when the universe was much smaller and before our own solar system was form'd

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Message 1631449 - Posted: 22 Jan 2015, 23:31:58 UTC - in response to Message 1631085.  

Article says neutron star and at 5.5 billion light yrs that was a long time ago when the universe was much smaller and before our own solar system was form'd


I know what the article stated. The last burst was 3/14.

‎Natural phenomenon, most likely.
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Message 1633319 - Posted: 27 Jan 2015, 1:06:56 UTC - in response to Message 1631449.  

Article says neutron star and at 5.5 billion light yrs that was a long time ago when the universe was much smaller and before our own solar system was form'd


I know what the article stated. The last burst was 3/14.

‎Natural phenomenon, most likely.

Agreed.

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Message 1634520 - Posted: 29 Jan 2015, 12:24:46 UTC

It just occurred to me: radio waves are also subjected to Gravity...so these bursts could be the radio waves "tangled around some super-massive object" like some Black hole...which could turn the radio signals just slightly to our direction...
But the assumption here is the that Black hole is not feeding, so we don't see it's Event horizon!
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Message 1635682 - Posted: 31 Jan 2015, 13:15:01 UTC

Could be a high speed impact between two metiors causing fusion and/or fission.

Or

It's just ET using a mirror to talk to us.
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Message 1636051 - Posted: 1 Feb 2015, 11:59:34 UTC

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Message 1660379 - Posted: 1 Apr 2015, 17:51:30 UTC - in response to Message 1636051.  

Is this ET? Mystery of strange radio bursts from space

BURSTS of radio waves flashing across the sky seem to follow a mathematical pattern. If the pattern is real, either some strange celestial physics is going on, or the bursts are artificial, produced by human – or alien – technology.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22630153.600-is-this-et-mystery-of-strange-radio-bursts-from-space.html#.VRw9BeH2MVA

Interesting.
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Message 1660688 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 10:05:11 UTC

If the result holds up, says Hippke, "there is something really interesting we need to understand. This will either be new physics, like a new kind of pulsar, or, in the end, if we can exclude everything else, an ET."

Hippke is cautious, but notes that remote possibilities are still possibilities. "When you set out to search for something new," he says, "you might find something unexpected."

I wouldn't hold out too much hope.
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Message 1660776 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 15:30:27 UTC - in response to Message 1660379.  

Is this ET? Mystery of strange radio bursts from space

BURSTS of radio waves flashing across the sky seem to follow a mathematical pattern. If the pattern is real, either some strange celestial physics is going on, or the bursts are artificial, produced by human – or alien – technology.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22630153.600-is-this-et-mystery-of-strange-radio-bursts-from-space.html#.VRw9BeH2MVA

Interesting.

The New Scientist article is much clearer on the concepts involved than one I read yesterday on the same topic. Thanks for sharing it, Lynn.
The dispersion measurement results could be due to some form of modulation, rather than being caused by radio waves' transit through huge spatial distances. A range of frequencies might be swept through, over very short periods of time, causing this effect.
My impression is that the bandwidth of the signals is much broader than what would be expected from interference by terrestrial transmitters.
The consistent mathematical relationship between the steps in the amount of frequency dispersion; simple integer multiplication of the base of 187.5 cm does not sound like the workings of a natural phenomenon.
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Message 1660801 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 17:16:48 UTC - in response to Message 1660776.  

http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.05245
Failing some observational bias, the sug-
gestive correlation with terrestrial time standards seems
to nearly clinch the case for human association of these
peculiar phenomena.


So assuming that this paper is about what this thread is about, then it seems these 'messages' are from earth.
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Message 1660817 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 18:35:17 UTC

Possibly. It could also be be a signal directed our way by relatively nearby extraterrestrials who are familiar with our system of time-keeping. They might adopt our system to make it easier for us to recognize the artificial nature of the signal, and analyze its content. I'm not aware of any human radio modulation scheme based on small integer multiples of 187.5 cm.
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