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First low-frequency fast radio burst to grace our skies detected at last

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Re: Uh, am I the only one

>But we're detecting it at light years, which would imply a signal strong enough to be used at interstellar distance.

No. Detection range relates to the inverse square law, while radar range relates to the square of that, or range ^-4 (also known as the radar distance law).

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