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New Galactic Discoveries

Wednesday 9th October / presented by Fiona Bartholomaeus

A recent study published in the journal Science has discovered that the gas halo around an outer galaxy has much different properties than originally anticipated, after observing how a single fast radio burst distorted as it travelled five billion light years throughout the universe.

International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research Curtin University node Associate Professor Jean-Pierre Macquart joined RTRFM to discuss his co-authored findings.

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