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Radio burst caught red-handed

For almost a decade, astronomers have observed intense bursts of radio waves from the distant cosmos whose origins were unknown. The source of one such burst has now been identified, but this has only deepened the mystery. See Letter p.58

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Figure 1: Homing in on a fast radio burst (FRB).

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