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A new clue to the cause of fast radio bursts

“Fundamentally, people care about the cosmos,” said astrophysicist Katie Mack in a recent interview on CBC Radio. 
For the first time, a repeating fast radio burst first detected by CHIME has been pinpointed to its galaxy of…
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