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Monday, July 24, 2017

Shriharsh Tendulkar (McGill): Probing the Fast Radio Burst Population(s?) with CHIME

Seminar: RAL Seminars | July 24 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 501B Campbell Hall

 Shriharsh Tendulkar, McGill Space Institute

 Radio Astronomy Lab

Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are the newest mysteries of radio astronomy. A decade after their discovery, we still understand little about their origins, their environments and the diversity of their properties. Only one FRB source, out of two dozen known FRBs to date, has been observed to burst repeatedly. It is currently not clear whether FRBs consist of two distinct populations — single events and...   More >