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Mysterious radio burst from space wakes up, right on schedule

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Mysterious radio bursts from a galaxy three billion light-years away have returned as researchers continue working to figure out what they are and why theyre coming here.The phenomenon of Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) was first detected by Australian radio astronomers at the Parkes Telescope in 2007 (using archived data from 2001).
FRBs are a flare of electromagnetic energy, with the intensity of tens of millions of suns.
Since 2007 more than 100 have been identified.
FRB 121102 was one of the fir…

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