#Milky Way

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
WASP-62b carries uncanny resemblance to Jupiter in size. (Photo credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • WASP-62b, a gas giant, was first detected in 2012
  • The discovery was made by astronomers from the Center for Astrophysics at Harvard & Smithsonian
  • The scientists however could not study WASP-62b atmosphere until now

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Magnetars have long been prime suspects in the hunt for the source of these radio bursts. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Though extragalactic, but on April 28 telescopes detected an FRB within our Milky Way
  • Astrophysicists were able to pin down the source as Galactic magnetar SGR 1935+2154
  • These high-energy FRBs were only discovered in 2007