articles tagged: frb
are fast radio bursts the screams of cosmic zombies?
# space

are fast radio bursts the screams of cosmic zombies?

We might not know exactly what produces mysterious fast radio bursts, but we’re finally recording enough events to point the finger at potential culprits...

do alien space sailors unfurl their solar sails to surf interstellar laser beams?
# astrobiology

do alien space sailors unfurl their solar sails to surf interstellar laser beams?

A new proposal posits that some of the fast radio bursts we've been routinely detecting may be coming from aliens, though not on purpose...

the deep space cataclysm that keeps on happening
# science

the deep space cataclysm that keeps on happening

Fast radio bursts get even more mysterious with new detections and point to a new culprit: magnetically supercharged neutron stars.

how scientists accidentally solved the universe’s weight problem
# space

how scientists accidentally solved the universe’s weight problem

While studying mysterious fast radio bursts, astronomers figured out why the universe weighs as much as it does and where that mass went.

of microwave noodles and extragalactic signals
# space

of microwave noodles and extragalactic signals

No, fast radio bursts, or FRBs, aren't microwave noodles of impatient astronomers. They're a very real phenomenon the media just can't seem to get right.

black hole interrupted, or rise of the suron
# space

black hole interrupted, or rise of the suron

The bizarre, extremely fast radio bursts astronomers have been detecting might be the result of doomed neutron stars...