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All Stories by Mara Johnson-Groh
The burst’s origin in a globular cluster suggests that not all these enigmatic blasts come from young stellar populations.
An old star that formed from an explosive event called a magnetorotational hypernova is revealing where elements like uranium and silver might be forged.
Astronomers used fast radio bursts for the first time to measure the Hubble constant in hopes of ending the debate on the universe’s expansion rate.