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How tightly clustered are the CHIME-detected FRB repeats?

In the past few days, journalists have been playing the usual "X could be aliens" game. This time, X is repeating FRBs from a galaxy 1.5 billion light years away. (Or is it 1.5 billion years ago? The ...
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How could a neutron star cause repeated 'fast radio bursts' detected coming from outside of the galaxy?

According to the ScienceAlert article Mysterious repeating radio signals have been detected coming from outside our galaxy, based on the Letter to Nature "A repeating fast radio burst", there has been ...
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Is there any possible connection between Gamma Ray Burst and Fast Radio Bursts?

The physical nature of Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs), a new type of cosmological transients discovered recently, is not known. It has been suggested that FRBs can be produced when a spinning supra-massive ...