An Unusual Dimming Quasar Discovered by Yale Researchers

January 25, 2015 11:09 PM

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An Unusual Dimming Quasar Discovered by Yale Researchers

For the first time ever, researchers have noticed a quasar moving into a dimmer state. According to the researchers, this could provide them minute details about the galactic phenomenon life cycle.

The quasars are actually concentrated in a small area, but they can easily outshine our galaxy with growth factor of 100. They can generate more energy than the sun itself. They collect power through a simple mechanism though.

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