A Fast Radio Burst Occurs Every Second throughout the Observable Universe

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Fialkov, Anastasia; Loeb, Abraham;
(2017)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3847/2041-8213/aa8905
  • Subject: Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena | Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics

Recent multi-telescope observations of the repeating Fast Radio Burst FRB 121102 reveal a Gaussian-like spectral profile and associate the event with a dwarf metal-poor galaxy at a cosmological redshift of 0.19. Assuming that this event represents the entire FRB populat... View more
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