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Mystery Roar From Faraway Space Detected  
User currently offlineMadameConcorde From Monaco, joined Feb 2007, 11330 posts, RR: 34
Posted (7 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 4535 times:

Mystery Roar from Faraway Space Detected

SPACE.com andrea Thompson
senior Writer
space.com – Wed Jan 7, 10:31 pm ET

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Space is typically thought of as a very quiet place. But one team of astronomers has found a strange cosmic noise that booms six times louder than expected.

The roar is from the distant cosmos. Nobody knows what causes it.


This is very interesting. I hope the astronomers will be able to find out more about what's causing this sound.

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User currently offlineZANL188 From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 3895 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 4474 times:
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Quoting MadameConcorde (Thread starter):
what's causing this sound

Clarification: This is a radio frequency signal not a sound as we typically understand sound...

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User currently offlinePictues From Canada, joined Nov 2004, 248 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4273 times:

could it be another species replying to our radio signals? hmmmmmmmmmm

User currently offlineVikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 12073 posts, RR: 24
Reply 3, posted (7 years 3 months 3 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 4170 times:

Quoting ZANL188 (Reply 1):
Clarification: This is a radio frequency signal not a sound as we typically understand sound...

Got more than a little annoyed at how they kept referring to it as a "roar" and a "sound" in that article. Once was enough - we get it!

The article was also rather non-detailed. Ah well, hopefully more info will appear about it soon.

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User currently offlineNoWorries From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 539 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (7 years 3 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 4096 times:

Slightly more information in this NASA article ...


I get the impression this is general background noise in a region rather than specific point in the sky.

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