Scientists Have Detected Mysterious Signals That Originate From The Darkest Reaches Of Outer Space

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It’s September 2018, and a brand-new radio telescope is in its first week of scanning distant corners of the universe in the hunt for unusual signals. Researchers have already discovered some telltale signs of mysterious radio waves known as fast radio bursts. And one of those has an extremely rare property: it repeats.