Astronomers have spied the most-distant supermassive black hole yet discovered using the Magellan Telescopes at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. (UPI Science News) More
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Posted on 18 July 2018 | 7:45 am | Google News
Ghost particle sent from deep in space could change our understanding of the universe, scientists reveal
News of the detection sent astronomers into a frenzy as telescopes were pointed in the suggested direction. The search led to a “blazar”, a special class of galaxy containing a supermassive black hole four billion light years away, just to the left of ...
Neutrino emission from the direction of the blazar TXS 0506+056 prior to the IceCube-170922A alert | Science
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Posted on 12 July 2018 | 9:58 am | Google News
Scientist Perplexed by His Discovery of Powerful Quasar From Early Universe
In the meantime, it's mostly just confusing Eduardo Bañados — the astronomer at the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution who found it. ... The fact that the radio waves emanating from this supermassive black hole — which forms a quasar labelled ...
Posted on 10 July 2018 | 2:44 pm | Google News
Radio-Bright Quasar May Provide Clues about Physical Processes in Early Universe's Galaxies
Astronomers using NSF's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) have found a quasar with the brightest radio emission ever observed in the early Universe. An artist's conception ... Quasars are galaxies with supermassive black holes at their cores. ... “This ...
Posted on 10 July 2018 | 6:20 am | Google News
Newly-Found Quasar Offers Glimpse At Earlier Universe
According to Space.com, the quasar named PSO J352.4034-15.3373 is located about 13 billion light-years away from Earth and offers an interesting glimpse of how the universe was shortly after the Big Bang, while potentially helping astronomers have a ...
Posted on 9 July 2018 | 11:23 am | Google News
Thanks to a Gravitational Lens, Astronomers Can See an Individual Star 9 Billion Light-Years Away
When looking to study the most distant objects in the Universe, astronomers often rely on a technique known as Gravitational Lensing. Based on the ... Although it normally to faint to observe, the presence of a foreground galaxy cluster allowed the ...
Posted on 26 June 2018 | 4:55 pm | Google News
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