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Fast radio bursts typically last milliseconds, with their durations connected in some way to the properties of their emitting regions, close to neutron stars or magnetars. But there have been hints of more rapid phenomena, and here Snelders et al., by re-analysing archival data, demonstrate the presence of microsecond-duration bursts that have been missed by previous searches.

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