Mysterious Fast Radio Burst's Extragalactic Host Pinpointed | Video

Since the first discovery of Fast Radio Bursts (FRB) in 2007, the phenomena has perplexed astronomers. To date, 18 FRBs have been detected but FRB 121102 (discovered in 2012) was the first to repeat itself. This gave astronomers the ability to observe it for a long period of time and determine its location - a dwarf galaxy that is 3 billion light-years from Earth. [Full Story]

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