Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 18:40
A research team has discovered a surprising new class of quasars- a super-bright disk of hot gas surrounding a black hole- in distant galaxies that even the most current theories had not predicted.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 12:40
A team of astronomers may have discovered a new way through which they can map quasars - the energetic and luminous central regions which are often found in distant galaxies.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 13:50
Scientists have discovered an extremely rare triple quasar system, located 9 billion light years away - and it is only the second-ever to be spotted.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 12:28
Astronomers have discovered the largest structure ever seen in space, which stretches 4 billion light-years across.
Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 15:16
NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has detected a jet of X-rays from a supermassive black hole 12.4 billion light-years from Earth.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 14:08
Observation of one of the most distant and brightest quasars in the universe has surprised Hubble astronomers as they did not see the underlying host galaxy of stars feeding it.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 16:31
A worldwide team of astronomers has finally solved the case of the missing quasar gas clouds.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 06, 2011, 16:23
Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope were able to find a distant dusty disc slowly spiralling into a supermassive black hole at the centre of a galaxy.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 23, 2011, 12:18
Quasar is one of the brightest and most violent objects in the cosmos.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 30, 2011, 18:57
Quasars are incredibly bright sources of energy thought
to be the hot centres of young galaxies swirling around
supermassive black holes
Last Updated: Friday, June 25, 2010, 16:34
Proof of galaxy collision driving intense activity in a highly luminous quasar.
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