Quasars

Hubble Telescope Solves A Galactic Identity Crisis For Quasars

A new study has shed more light on the mysterious quasars and settles a 20-year-old astronomical debate.
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Lurking Cloaked Black Hole Found Shrouded By Gas Cloud In Early Universe

A team of astronomers were studying several quasars to unlock the secrets of the early universe when they were surprised to discover that one of them, PSO167-13, was mysteriously obscured by gas.
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Astronomers May Have Mapped Most Distant Mammoth Black Hole Lurking In Disguise In Midst Of Universe

The data evidence that pointed to the leviathan black hole was obtained from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory that focused its lenses on a quasar named PSO167-13 – a tiny area around the afore-mentioned “greedy” high gravitation zone.
Related topics: Space, Black Holes, NASA

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Veritas Telescope Could Spot Alien Light Pulses For Breakthrough Listen Project - Cnet

The telescope array in Arizona isn't just about black holes and quasars anymore.
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'cold Quasars' May Be At The End Of Their Lives, But They Can Still Birth Stars

Despite signs that they are at the end of their lifetime, some galaxies may continue to produce stars, contrary to expectations.
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Astrophysicists Announce Discovery That Could Rewrite Story Of How Galaxies Die

At the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society in St. Louis, Missouri, Allison Kirkpatrick, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Kansas, will announce her discovery of "cold quasars"—galaxies featuring an...
Related topics: Astrophysics, Scientific Discoveries, Galaxies, Space, Physics

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Image: Storm In The Teacup Quasar

This image shows a quasar nicknamed the Teacup due to its shape. A quasar is an active galaxy that is powered by material falling into its central supermassive black hole. They are extremely luminous objects located at great distances from Earth....
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Epic: Astronomers May Have Photographed A Black Hole For The Very First Time

This could be the biggest announcement ever in the history of astronomy. Announcement and video follows. Of all the weird stuff that exists in the universe, such as quasars, pulsars, magnetars, neutron stars, red giants and white dwarfs, one of the...
Related topics: Space, Black Holes, Science Videos, Pulsars, Neutron Stars

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Nasa's Chandra Space Telescope Captures The Tempest In A Cosmic 'teacup'

A powerful quasar has caused a raging storm in a distant cosmic structure known as the "Teacup."
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A Quasar-powered Storm Pours From The Teacup Galaxy

Your nighttime cup of chamomile might help you go to sleep, but this turbulent teacup is far from soothing. Sitting inside a galaxy known as the “Teacup,” nicknamed after its distinct silhouette, lies a storm that’s causing quite the stir....
Related topics: Galaxies, Space

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Astronomers Discover 83 Supermassive Black Holes In The Early Universe

Astronomers have discovered 83 quasars powered by supermassive black holes that were formed when the universe was only 5 percent of its current age.
Related topics: Space, Scientific Discoveries, Black Holes

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Astronomers Use Split Images Of Quasars To Produce A New Estimate Of The Hubble Constant

The question of how quickly the universe is expanding has been bugging astronomers for almost a century. Different studies keep coming up with different answers—which has some researchers wondering if they've overlooked a key mechanism in the...
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Brightest Quasar Ever Seen Discovered By Hubble, May Be Star-producing Machine

The brightest quasar even seen has been observed with the Hubble Space Telescope using a technique called strong gravitational lensing. The quasar is enormously energetic and may be producing thousands of stars per year. The post Brightest quasar...
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Astronomers Uncover The Brightest Quasar In The Early Universe – J043947.08+163415.7

Researchers have discovered the brightest quasar yet known, detected from the period when the universe’s star-making hydrogen gas became ionized, known as “reionization.” The international research team found the quasar’s exceptional...
Related topics: Space, Scientific Discoveries, Hydrogen

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Cosmic Telescope Zooms In On The Beginning Of Time

Observations from Gemini Observatory identify a key fingerprint of an extremely distant quasar, allowing astronomers to sample light emitted from the dawn of time. Astronomers happened upon this deep glimpse into space and time thanks to a...
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This Distant Light In Space Is From The 'dawn Of Time'

It's called a quasar and it's located so far away from Earth that the light being seen now was emitted shortly after the Big Bang occurred.        
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Light From Dawn Of Time Discovered

An extremely distant quasar has been discovered, one that astronomers say emits light from the dawn of time, a new study suggests.        
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Unexpectedly Vanishing Quasars Are Mystifying Scientists

Some quasars, powered by supermassive black holes, have been shutting down ahead of schedule. A sort of "murder-suicide pact" could explain it.
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Photons, Quasars And The Possibility Of Free Will

Flickers of light from the edge of the cosmos help physicists advance the idea that the future is not predetermined -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Astronomers Discover New Luminous High-redshift Quasar

An international team of astronomers has detected a new luminous quasar at a redshift of 7.02. The newly found quasi-stellar object (QSO), designated DELS J003836.10–152723.6, is the most luminous quasar known at a redshift of over 7.0. The...
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