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The spinning and lateral movement of black holes can power up the brightest lights known in the universe, known as quasars, according to new North American research. Black holes are spinning objects that typically move laterally through their host
An international team of astronomers recently announced the discovery of the most distant quasar ever seen. The quasar is supposedly an extremely bright source of light visible at infrared wavelengths, emitted as gas falls into a very massive
Swift's Burst Alert Telescope discovered a series of powerful X-ray blasts coming from a source in the constellation Draco. Astronomers around the world studied the unusual explosion, which is now known as Sw 1644+57. More than two months later, and
Scientists have studied the brightest objects in the sky to come up with the most complex image of the cosmos they have ever made. Experts said looking at the image was akin to looking at the moon through the clouds'. But because the light took eons
Scientists have created the largest-ever three-dimensional map of the distant universe using the light of the brightest objects in the cosmos...III's largest survey, whose principal investigator is David Schlegel of the US department of energy's
The result is a brilliant bow shock, seen here as a yellow arc. Internet to peruse millions of galaxies, stars, asteroids and other hard-to-see objects. Many of the targets in the celestial catalog released online this week have been previously
They flower all summer long and require very little attention...Each tray provides enough plants to fill five standard-sized hanging baskets. Peachy (pink), Voodoo (purple/red), Sarah Eliza (creamy white) and Quasar (lilac/white)...The line is open
How big can they get? What's the largest so far detected? Where does an 18 billion solar mass black hole hide?We've never seen them directly... yet we know they are there... Lurking within dense star clusters...
Astronomers have released the largest digital color image of the sky ever made, and it is free for the taking. A press release from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey-III stated that millions of 2.8-megapixel images taken over the last decade went into the
It rarely snows in Decatur, Ala., which explains why Rodalfa the boxer is jumping for joy. Images Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 Snow bound: It rarely snows in Decatur, Ala., which explains why Rodalfa the boxer is jumping for joy.