Not So Fast: Mystery Radio Bursts Far From Solved

Last week, a group of astronomers announced that they had for the first time discovered the source galaxy for a mysterious type of event known as a fast radio burst (FRB). But only a few days later, another group of scientists produced informal research that suggested otherwise.

March 4, 2016
1:00 PM EST
An artist's impression of one of the radio wave bursts and the CSIRO Parkes radio telescope in Australia. | CSIRO Parkes