Hubble Discovered Quasar ‘Ghosts’ Make Things Glow in a Green Light

April 4, 2015 11:31 AM

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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope sent back to Earth some more breath taking images, for the eyes of scientists and amateurs alike. This time, the telescope captioned the ‘ghosts’ of eight quasars tens of thousands of light-years away whose light faded a long time ago. The photographs also revealed the existence of a supermassive black hole “powering” the luminous formations.

Hubble photographed the images of eight emerald-green gas-cloud structures illuminated by the powerful radiation that could have only been coming from a quasar – the brightest known object in the universe. According to the scientists who studied the images, this suggests that there was a quasar blas...

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