repeating fast radio bursts

  • Repeating Cosmic Radio Burst Follows Bizarre 157-Day Cycle

    Repeating Cosmic Radio Burst Follows Bizarre 157-Day Cycle

    Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, have transfixed astronomers for over a decade, but their origin remains unclear. A newly concluded survey identifies an unexpected and unusually long 157-day cycle for a known repeating FRB, in a discovery that’s redefining what we know about these mysterious intergalactic pulses.