Quasar

07.07.19
X-rays help astronomers detect spinning black holes
07.07.19

X-rays help astronomers detect spinning black holes

Lensing tricks made it possible, too.

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12.21.17
Supermassive black holes may control galaxy formation
12.21.17

Supermassive black holes may control galaxy formation

Winds from these objects affect the way stars are born.

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12.06.17
Farthest-ever supermassive black hole reveals the early universe
12.06.17

Farthest-ever supermassive black hole reveals the early universe

The quasar may date from a period when the universe was mostly dark.

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07.03.16
Astronomers scan for disappearing stars
07.03.16

Astronomers scan for disappearing stars

They're hopeful that this will be a hint of intelligent alien life, but it could also offer insight into quasars.

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10.14.13
Tokyoflash turns hexagonal fan concept watch into $109 reality (video)
10.14.13

Tokyoflash turns hexagonal fan concept watch into $109 reality (video)

Remember that time you submitted a script to Babylon 5 and it was accepted for a show? Yeah, didn'...

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01.14.13
Newly discovered quasar cluster may be the largest structure in the universe
01.14.13

Newly discovered quasar cluster may be the largest structure in the universe

The Large Quasar Group isn't just a psychedelic cover band, but also an enormous cluster of quasar...

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10.05.12
Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder goes live as the world's quickest radio telescope
10.05.12

Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder goes live as the world's quickest radio telescope

Australia's Shire of Murchison is quickly becoming a hotbed for radio telescopes. As of of Friday,...

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08.07.12
Radio astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell dies at 98
08.07.12

Radio astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell dies at 98

Astronomy just lost one of its vanguards, as Sir Bernard Lovell has died at 98. The UK-born scient...

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06.30.12
NASA's NuSTAR probe snaps first X-ray image of feeding black hole
06.30.12

NASA's NuSTAR probe snaps first X-ray image of feeding black hole

It was Bret Easton Ellis who coined the phrase, "The better you look, the more you see," and it ap...

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