July 6, 2022

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The faint radio glow of thousands of light-years across around the nearest quasar

The faint radio glow of thousands of light-years across around the nearest quasar

A new technique for studying some of the brightest objects in the universe has thrown a curve ball into scientists’ understanding of the relationship between energetic monster black holes and suppressed star formation.

quasars They are the ultra-bright cores of galaxies that contain extremely active supermassive black holes. The intense quasar radiation originates from the massive amounts of hot gas that form an accretion disk around the mau black hole.