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Brilliant Breakthroughs: Maarten Schmidt

What happens when a black hole a billion times more massive than our sun powers a star-like object? It’s a quasar of a question. These massive and extremely remote celestial objects, emit exceptionally large amounts of energy, and may represent a stage in the evolution of some galaxies. They are typically found in the center of galaxies and some quasar host galaxies are strongly interacting or merging galaxies.

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Brilliant Breakthroughs: Maarten Schmidt

What happens when a black hole a billion times more massive than our sun powers a star-like object? It’s a quasar of a question. These massive and extremely remote celestial objects, emit exceptionally large amounts of energy, and may represent a stage in the evolution of some galaxies. They are typically found in the center of galaxies and some quasar host galaxies are strongly interacting or merging galaxies.

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