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Source of Mysterious Deep Space Radio Wave Discovered For The First Time
“We now know that this particular burst comes from a dwarf galaxy more than 3bn light years from Earth,” Chatterjee said in a statement.
“Still, even without a clear answer, the finding is a real game-changer,” said Heino Falcke, an astronomer at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands who was not involved in the research.
“Before we knew the distance to any FRBs, several proposed explanations for their origins said they could be coming from within, or near, our own Milky Way,” he said.
“It’s not something in our backyard,” said co-author Casey Law, an astronomer at the University of California in Berkeley.