Astronomers tracked down a mysterious radio burst to a galaxy 2.5 billion light years away — Quartz

If humans could see radio waves, the sky would appear to us like a disco ball. Instead of relatively sedate stars, we’d see flashes like strobe likes all over the place. Some would be pulsars, repeating regularly; these could be the fast-spinning remnants of dead suns. But others, called fast radio bursts, or FRBs, occur…

via Astronomers tracked down a mysterious radio burst to a galaxy 2.5 billion light years away — Quartz

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