• Unknown objects at the heart of the Milky Way are beaming radio signals, then mysteriously disappearing

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    The radio telescope at the Parkes Observatory at sunset near the town of Parkes, Australia, July 15, 2019. Stefica Nicol Bikes/Reuters
    Mysterious radio waves emanating from the center of the galaxy have astronomers stumped.
    Four objects have briefly emitted radio signals that don't resemble any known type of star .
    Scientists think each of the four signals could come from a new type of object unknown to astronomy.
    Ziteng Wang found a needle in an astronomical haystack. Wang, a physics PhD student at the University of Sydney, was combing through data from Australia's ASKAP radio telescope...
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