Astronomers say fast radio burst detected in the Milky Way produced by highly magnetized star

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Published on June 17, 2020 - Duration: 01:34s

Astronomers say fast radio burst detected in the Milky Way produced by highly magnetized star

The first fast radio burst to be discovered in the Milky Way has been traced back to a magnetar known as SGR 1935+2154 located 32,616 light-years away from Earth, astronomers researching the phenomena told Nature magazine.


Astronomers say fast radio burst detected in the Milky Way produced by highly magnetized star

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Magnetar

Type of neutron star


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Astronomical spheroid of plasma

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