Reuters is reporting that astronomers detected a very powerful radio burst lasting only 5 milliseconds from a range of 3 billion light years away.

‘This burst appears to have originated from the distant universe and may have been produced by an exotic event such as the collision of two neutron stars or the death throes of an evaporating black hole,’ said Duncan Lorimer of West Virginia University and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.

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