Breakthrough Mission Project detects 15 radio bursts from Dwarf galaxy

Posted on:04 Sep 2017 13:02:36
Breakthrough Mission Project detects 15 radio bursts from Dwarf galaxy
04 September 2017 Current Affairs: Breakthrough Listen project detected 15 Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) coming from a dwarf galaxy about 3 million light years away from earth.

The new detection was made with help of Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in West Virginia.

It was emitted from FRB 121102, a mysterious source associated with the galaxy in the distant universe.

FRB is brief, bright pulse of radio emission from distant galaxies. It was first detected in 2007 with help of Parkes Telescope in Australia.

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