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  • 19 December, 2020

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RADIO BURST IN MILKY WAY

RADIO BURST IN MILKY WAY

  • NASA recently observed a mix of radio signals and X-ray in Milky Way.
  • This has never been observed earlier in the galaxy.
  • NASA has also reported the spotting of Fast Radio Bursts. This was detected by the CHIME telescope.

What are Fast Radio Bursts?

  • Fast Radio Bursts are bright bursts of radio waves produced by astronomical objects with changing magnetic fields.
  • The duration of these bursts last only for milli-second. making it difficult to spot Fast Radio Bursts.

Origin of Milky Way Radio Burst

  • The Fast Radio Burst spotted was from a powerful neutron star. It is referred to as Magnetar. It is located in the constellation Vulpecula.

CHIME telescope

  • CHIME is Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment. It is a radio telescope located in Canada. It is a telescope used to receive radio waves.

Gamma Ray Bursts

  • The Gamma Ray Bursts are resulted from the merger of binary neutron stars.

Source: Science Reporter


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