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An international team of astronomers has just announced the discovery of four strange objects in the space. Not emit light, making them invisible to optical telescopes. But it does emit, however, in the radio wavelengths. They are circular and glow especially along their edges, forming a kind of rings or “islands” brilliant . Something totally different and new to any kind of astronomical object known so far.

Precisely because of its shape, four objects have been called “circles of radius of strangers,” or ORC, for its acronym in English (Odd Radio Circles). The astronomers, who have just published an article about it in the server prepublicaciones ArXiv, still don’t know exactly how