Do mysterious space radio bursts come from star cores? New research shows it’s possible

Artist’s impression of the lava planet K2-141b: At the center of the large illuminated region there is an ocean of molten rock overlain by an atmosphere of rock vapour. Supersonic winds blow towards the frigid and airless nightside, condensing into rock rain and snow, which sluggishly flow back to the hottest region of the magma ocean. Credit: Julie Roussy, McGill Graphic Design and Getty Images.

The unique wide-field view of a Canadian observatory allowed a large team to pinpoint a possible source of a mysterious "fast radio burst" (FRB) in our Milky Way.

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About Elizabeth Howell

Elizabeth Howell
Is SpaceQ's Associate Editor as well as a business and science reporter, researcher and consultant. She recently received her Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota and is communications Instructor instructor at Algonquin College.