From the observation of the first among them, the — they faster explodes Or FRB, as the British say — never stop plotting . They usually last only a few milliseconds. And researchers are still struggling to explain the exact origin. Especially when they discover a new and strange case. . A It’s three seconds. made by Radio waves that repeat every 0.2 seconds. With the order of a beating heart!
Astronomers have detected a strange ‘heartbeat’ signal in deep space – but what is it? ????
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) were surprised after detecting a radio signal that emits a periodic “heartbeat-like” signal. pic.twitter.com/mdOa6ANDIs
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First real-time fast radio burst
Note that the fastest radio bursts observed by researchers so far emit flashes for only a few milliseconds before dying out. Some, however, appear from time to time. They emit flashes randomly for a few days. Then pause. before resuming their broadcasts. But FRB 20191221A is truly a periodic first.
Something to think about and to magnets that emit radio flashes . Or almost. Because FRB 20191221A is a million times brighter! Some mechanism or event may cause it to emit very bright flashes for three seconds. When astronomers press their ears. To learn more, researchers will need more observations of this new FRB. And others will also enrich their understanding of the phenomenon.