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    Radio flares observed on a nearby dwarf star M

    (ORDO NEWS) — Using the MeerKAT radio telescope, an international team of astronomers has detected radio flares from a nearby M-dwarf star known as SCR 1746-3214. The discovery, reported in a paper published April 7 on the arXiv preprint server, may expand our understanding of the flare behavior of M dwarfs. Until now, astronomers have observed numerous large flashes emanating from cold dwarfs. This is because M-type stars and ultracool…