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Fast Radio Burst Puzzles Space Scientists With Repeating 16-Day Cycle

There are at least 50 different theories regarding what fast radio bursts, or FRBs, actually are. A whole wiki is dedicated to the subject called the FRB Theory Wiki, which lists them out. First discovered in 2007, astronomers and astrophysicists still don’t fully understand the true nature of these mysterious bursts. They last only milliseconds …

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Scientists Muse About Alien “Megastructures” and Asteroid UFOs

There’s a mysterious object in space located 1,480 light years from Earth, and scientists have no idea what it is. The anomaly – described as a “really weird” and “bizarre” mass – is orbiting the star KIC 8462852. As with most of these far-off objects, astronomers know of its existence thanks to the light emitted by …

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Alien Life To Be Observed Within 40 Years?

Lord Martin Rees, president of the Royal Society of London, believes advances in astronomy will allow astrophysicists to “view images of distant planets outside of our solar system as soon as 2025,” revealing the potential existence of alien life. Lord Rees made the comments at a debate, held in advance of Stephen Hawking’s latest television …

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Experts Disagree on Potential of Alien Life

Are we alone in the universe? Is life on Earth nothing more than a “fluke?” There’s a constant back and forth between these questions, and two recent studies don’t look to change that any time soon. For example, one study indicates that the number of habitable planets might be far greater than we first imagined. …

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