Scientists track the fast, mysterious radio signals of five galaxies in space

The researchers were able to trace the origins of many mysterious fast radio signals (FRBS) to five distant galaxies, thanks to the NASA Hubble Space Telescope, and in total eight locations of these signals were tracked, which are the intense energy flashes present in Different parts of the sky that last a few thousandths of a second.

The researchers from the University of California said that these galaxies with spiral arms in deep space are 400 million and 9 billion light-years away, and one light-year is about 6 trillion miles.


The researchers were able to find the signals, thanks to the ultraviolet and near-infrared rays detected by Hubble's Wide Field 3 camera.


Study lead author Alexandra Manings said, our results are new and exciting. This is the first high-resolution display of a group of FRBs, and Hubble reveals that five of them are near or on the spiral arms of a galaxy. Most galaxies are relatively large and young and still forming stars. Imaging allows us to get a better idea of ​​the host galaxy's overall characteristics, such as its mass and rate of star formation, in addition to checking what is happening at the FRB site because Hubble has great accuracy.


And NASA observed that ultraviolet light tracks the glow of young stars around the galaxy's coiled arms, allowing Hubble to locate FRBs.


Hubble's results also support previous ideas that FRBs originated from magnetic stars, which are neutron stars with magnetic fields. These stars have a magnetic field 10 trillion times stronger than regular refrigerator magnets, making them the most powerful magnets in the universe.

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