They heard it in the radio

Keith Bannister (CSIRO) and Ryan Shannon (Swinburne U) are lead authors on a paper which has won the 2020 Newcomb Cleveland Prize, from the American Association for the Advancement of Science

The 50 plus authors used the he Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder to identify and “localise” a fast radio burst from distant space.  The AAAS states their “discovery that could improve our understanding of the structure of the Universe, as well as galaxy formation and evolution.” The paper was published in the journal  Science