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Multiple messengers of fast radio bursts

Multi-wavelength and multi-messenger astronomy will reveal the phenomena that produce fast radio bursts, turning fast radio bursts into sharper tools with which to probe extragalactic plasma.

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Fig. 1: FRBs can uniquely probe the intergalactic medium via propagation effects, but the signals include the effects of the progenitor and any host galaxy.
Fig. 2: Multi-wavelength and multi-messenger counterparts of possible FRB sources.
Fig. 3: The telescopes involved in the worldwide Deeper Wider Faster (DWF) programme.


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Burke-Spolaor, S. Multiple messengers of fast radio bursts. Nat Astron 2, 845–848 (2018).

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