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last April 28, and for the first time since they were discovered in 2007, scientists were able to detect a burst fast radio ( FRB for its acronym in English), within our own galaxy and not hundreds or thousands of millions of light years away, as was the case with all of the above.

The powerful radio emission, which lasted just a few milliseconds, seemed to come from a magnetar , a strange kind of corpse star , called SGR 1935 + 2154 . The outbreak, detected by several radio telescopes around the world, was so powerful that the instruments even managed to measure its intensity. The signal, according to the researchers, was at least a million times stronger than the