Researchers report on their discovery of the most ancient and distant fast radio burst located to date, about eight billion years old. It confirms that fast radio bursts (FRBs) can be used to measure the ‘missing’ matter between galaxies.

Researchers report on their discovery of the most ancient and distant fast radio burst located to date, about eight billion years old. It confirms that fast radio bursts (FRBs) can be used to measure the ‘missing’ matter between galaxies.