A composite image of the field around FRB 121102. The dwarf galaxy from which the fast radio bursts originate is a barely visible green dot, circled in red in the inset. Photo: Handout courtesy of Gemini Observatory/AURA/NRC A composite image of the field around FRB 121102. The dwarf galaxy from which the fast radio bursts originate is a barely visible green dot, circled in red in the inset. Photo: Handout courtesy of Gemini Observatory/AURA/NRC
A composite image of the field around FRB 121102. The dwarf galaxy from which the fast radio bursts originate is a barely visible green dot, circled in red in the inset. Photo: Handout courtesy of Gemini Observatory/AURA/NRC

Mysterious and powerful deep space radio bursts are traced to dwarf galaxy, far, far away

A composite image of the field around FRB 121102. The dwarf galaxy from which the fast radio bursts originate is a barely visible green dot, circled in red in the inset. Photo: Handout courtesy of Gemini Observatory/AURA/NRC A composite image of the field around FRB 121102. The dwarf galaxy from which the fast radio bursts originate is a barely visible green dot, circled in red in the inset. Photo: Handout courtesy of Gemini Observatory/AURA/NRC
A composite image of the field around FRB 121102. The dwarf galaxy from which the fast radio bursts originate is a barely visible green dot, circled in red in the inset. Photo: Handout courtesy of Gemini Observatory/AURA/NRC
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