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Radio astronomers detect 'baby quasar'

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user posted image rAn international group of radio astronomers has found an unexpected morphology in the most distant radio quasar ever. This was done using the world's most sensitive network of radio telescopes called the European VLBI Network (EVN). The results of their discovery are published in the Astronomy and Astrophysics journal on 5 June.

Quasars are the most powerful 'engines' in the Universe. Observed with a radio telescope they look like stars, but they are much farther away from Earth.

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It sure is a good thing these violent objects are so far away, I would not want to be anywhere in the nieghborhood of these things,

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