Sound Ledger¹ (Fast Radio Burst Times)

Audio culture by the numbers

3: Number of seconds of the persistent fast radio burst (FRB) recently detected from a “far-off galaxy”

1,000: Number of times longer that is than the average FRB

2007: Year of the first FRB detected



Originally published in the July 18, 2022, edition of the This Week in Sound email newsletter. Get it in your inbox via

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