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Australian observatory detects mysterious radio bursts from space

Canberra, Oct 11(UNI)Australian researchers have detected a tremendous 20 of the mysterious signals known as fast radio bursts, in western Australia, using a radio telescope, nearly doubled the number of signals detected worldwide since their discovery in 2007.
They also include the brightest and closest fast radio bursts ever detected, according to the team's research which has been published in the International Journal of Science "Nature", QNA reported.
"We've also proved that fast radio bursts are coming from the other side of the Universe rather than from our own galactic neighbourhood," said astrophysicist Ryan Shannon of Swinburne University of Technology.
Scientists have not found the cause of the fast radio bursts FRBs, or the galaxies that they come from them. However, they are extremely powerful, generating as much energy as hundreds of millions of Suns.
Fast radio bursts is a high-power, non-galactic radio pulse that lasts for only a few milliseconds.
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Now spot ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Hulk’ constellations among other modern legends

22 Oct 2018 | 6:55 PM

Washington, Oct 22 (UNI) Stargazers can now spot constellations of their favourite modern legends like ‘The Little Prince’, ‘Godzilla’, ‘Star Trek’, and ‘Hulk’ in the night-sky.

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Qatar is most open tourist destination in Middle East: QTA

22 Oct 2018 | 6:17 PM

Doha, Oct 22 (UNI) Acting Chairman of Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) Hassan Al Ibrahim said that the State of Qatar has advanced its position to become the most open tourist destination in the Middle East region and to occupy eighth place in the world.

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Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered

22 Oct 2018 | 6:03 PM

Riyadh, Oct 22 (UNI) Saudi Arabia has blamed the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on a "rogue operation", giving a new account of an act that sparked a global outcry.

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Chemistry Nobel Laureate ‘Shimomura’ passes away

22 Oct 2018 | 6:01 PM

Tokyo, Oct 22 (UNI) Japanese organic chemist and marine biologist- Osamu Shimomura, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry is no more.

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US closely following migrant caravan

22 Oct 2018 | 5:51 PM

Washington, Oct 22 (UNI) The United States is closely following the migrant caravan, in which thousands of migrants from Honduras and other countries continue to make a dangerous journey through Guatemala and into Mexico.

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