Monday, September 4, 2017

Episode 78 - Alien Signal Stephen Hawking Clickbait Mystery


Recorded: 4 September 2017
Released: 4 September 2017
Duration: 70 minutes, 11 seconds

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Credit: exoplanets.eu
Host Paul Carr welcomes long-time panelist Nick Nielsen to talk about some of the latest news in radio astronomy - both the serious science and the lurid headlines. Radio Bursts (FRBs) have been know for some years now, but a the only known repeating FRB, 121102, has been acting up lately.

Links

FRB 121102: Detection at 4 - 8 GHz band with Breakthrough Listen backend at Green Bank
BREAKTHROUGH LISTEN DETECTS REPEATING FAST RADIO BURSTS FROM THE DISTANT UNIVERSE
Jason Siegel: Five Reasons Why The Signals From Stephen Hawking's Breakthrough Initiative Aren't Aliens
Scholz, et. al., Simultaneous X-ray, gamma-ray, and Radio Observations of the repeating Fast Radio Burst FRB 121102
C.J. Law, et. al. -
A Multi-telescope Campaign on FRB 121102: Implications for the FRB Population
Astronomer Jason Hessels on the repeating FRB
Astronomers have found the source of a deep space radio wave burst for the first time: We finally know the galactic culprit

The Most Mysterious Star in the Galaxy
Almost certainly wrong: an alien megastructure speculation about KIC 8462852
exoplanets.eu

 

Credits:

Host and Producer: Paul Carr
Music: DJ Spooky


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1 comment:

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