New Radio Telescope Picks Up Mysterious Signals From Space

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Message 1947922 - Posted: 4 Aug 2018, 20:02:13 UTC
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The new Canadian CHIME radio telescope has detected another of those strange Fast Radio Bursts, this time at a substantially lower radio frequency than ever before. As the linked article, below, points out, it can not be ruled out at this time, that FRBs are the work of a very advanced, very distant civilization in space.

I found it interesting to chart the positions of the FRBs in the sky. About 1/3 of the 36 FRBs so far detected are confined to the same ~2 percent of the sky. This seems to be bucking the odds for a natural phenomenon, which would presumably be more or less evenly distributed in intergalactic space.

The odd bunching of FRBs occurs through increasing Right Ascension: 16 to 0 hours, and Declination 0 to -20 degrees.

https://www.cnet.com/news/new-radio-telescope-picks-up-mysterious-signal-from-space/
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