Fast Radio Bursts Have a Unique Property That Can Help Us Determine Their Source

Researchers have discovered the waves from FRB 121102 are highly twisted, suggesting they must be passing through a powerful magnetic field. This can help us narrow down the source of these mysterious signals from space.

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Fast Radio Bursts Have a Unique Property That Can Help Us Determine Their Source

Researchers have discovered the waves from FRB 121102 are highly twisted, suggesting they must be passing through a powerful magnetic field. This can help us narrow down the source of these mysterious signals from space.

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How to build a 27-foot mirror under a football stadium

Beneath the east bleachers of  Arizona Stadium, the most delicate and perfected mirror-making process takes place. The University of Arizona’s Richard F. Caris Mirror Laboratory is famous for building mirrors for some of the world’s most powerful telescopes. Engineers at the mirror lab are working on mirrors for the Giant Magellan Telescope; each mirror is […]

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