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CHIME rings in its first catalogue

Our view of fast radio bursts — millisecond duration pulses of high intensity — has gained significant clarity following the discovery of hundreds of sources that are helping us to understand the nature of this enigmatic phenomenon.

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Fig. 1: Cumulative number of FRBs known (including detections of repeating sources) as a function of arrival time at the Earth.
Fig. 2: Schematic selection of FRB portraits in radio frequency as a function of time for the four main categories.

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Lorimer, D. CHIME rings in its first catalogue. Nat Astron 5, 870–872 (2021).

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