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Message 1769100 - Posted: 3 Mar 2016, 0:23:19 UTC
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Anyone heard anything about this?

http://www.iflscience.com/space/first-ever-repeated-detection-fast-radio-burst
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Message 1769113 - Posted: 3 Mar 2016, 2:01:09 UTC - in response to Message 1769100.  
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I presume that the FRB was recorded and examined for any type of purposive message. If not, why not; sinice it would be of no interest to SETI if so.
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Message 1769320 - Posted: 3 Mar 2016, 20:06:08 UTC - in response to Message 1769100.  

From what I've seen, 'all they know' is it isn't likely to be one-off collisions.

Mysterious Cosmic Radio Bursts Found To Repeat.
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Message 1770169 - Posted: 7 Mar 2016, 1:57:06 UTC

Saw this news today and came rushing here to check what implications this has for SETI.

Interesting that the sources of these FRBs can't even be pinpointed to a specific galaxy. Makes me wonder if SETI could pinpoint the origin of a strong candidate signal.
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Message 1771518 - Posted: 14 Mar 2016, 9:44:29 UTC - in response to Message 1769100.  

Anyone heard anything about this?

http://www.iflscience.com/space/first-ever-repeated-detection-fast-radio-burst

just as suspected before, they think it's Magnetar?!

but also, FRB have been observed with LIGO during Black holes merger...so scientist have to find a way to distinguish one from another...
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