A bright millisecond-duration radio burst from a Galactic magnetar.

  title={A bright millisecond-duration radio burst from a Galactic magnetar.},
  author={The Chimefrb Collaboration B. C. Andersen and Kevin Bandura and Mohit Bhardwaj and A. van der Bij and Michelle M. Boyce and P. J. Boyle and C. Brar and Tomas Cassanelli and Pragya Chawla and T Chen and J. -F.Cliche and A. Cook and D. Cubranic and Alice P. Curtin and Nolan Denman and M. A. Dobbs and F. Q. Dong and Mateus Fandino and Emmanuel Fonseca and Bryan M. Gaensler and U. Giri and Deborah C. Good and Mark Halpern and Alex S. Hill and Gary F. Hinshaw and Carolin Hofer and Alexander Josephy and J. W. Kania and Victoria M. Kaspi and Tom L. Landecker and Calvin Leung and D. Z. Li and H H.lIN and Kiyoshi W. Masui and Ryan Mckinven and Juan Mena-Parra and M. Merryfield and Bradley W. Meyers and Daniele Michilli and N. Milutinovic and Arash Mirhosseini and Moritz Munchmeyer and Arun Kumar Naidu and Laura Newburgh and Cherry Ng and C. Patel and U. -L.Pen and T. Pinsonneault-Marotte and Z. Pleunis and B. M. Quine and Masoud Rafiei-Ravandi and M. Rahman and Scott M. Ransom and Andre Renard and P. Sanghavi and Paul Scholz and J. Richard Shaw and Kaitlyn Shin and S. R. Siegel and S. Singh and R. J. Smegal and K. M. Smith and Ingrid H. Stairs and C. M. Tan and Shriharsh P. Tendulkar and I. T. Tretyakov and Keith Vanderlinde and H. Wang and Dallas Wulf and A. V. Zwaniga},
  volume={587 7832},
Magnetars are highly magnetized young neutron stars that occasionally produce enormous bursts and flares of X-rays and γ-rays1. Of the approximately thirty magnetars currently known in our Galaxy and the Magellanic Clouds, five have exhibited transient radio pulsations2,3. Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are millisecond-duration bursts of radio waves arriving from cosmological distances4, some of which have been seen to repeat5-8. A leading model for repeating FRBs is that they are extragalactic… 

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