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A mysterious object is beaming radio waves into the Milky Way

Illustration of an irregular radio source over Earth

Radio waves from an unknown source (white circle; artist’s illustration) near the Galactic Centre have been recorded by observatories in Australia and South Africa. Credit: Sebastian Zentilomo/University of Sydney

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Nature 598, 543 (2021)



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