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Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME): A new radio telescope has allowed space watchers to see bursts of light travelling from a far-away galaxy in a discovery they say could open new doors in astrophysics and cosmology. The revolutionary radio telescope housed in an observatory south of Penticton, B.C., is at the centre of the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, or CHIME. ANDRE RECNIK/HANDOUT/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Scientists are closer to solving one of astronomy’s biggest mysteries

Fast Radio Bursts or FRBs are very short and extremely high-power bursts of radio energy that we detect in our telescopes here on Earth....