Object found in the Milky Way ‘unlike anything astronomers have seen’


Undated image released on January 26, 2022 shows the Milky Way as viewed from Earth, with a star icon marking the position of a mysterious repeating transient in space. Australian researchers say the strange spinning object is unlike anything astronomers have ever seen. – Natasha Hurley-Walker/International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research/Curtin University/AFP handout, January 27, 2022.

AUSTRALIAN researchers have discovered a strange spinning object in the Milky Way they say is unlike anything astronomers have ever seen.

The object, first spotted by a university student working on his undergraduate thesis, releases a huge burst of radio energy three times every hour.


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