QUASAR jets explained

Why the Quasar Jets Are So Strong: Astronomers Explain

More than 700 quasars have been examined, using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the NFS's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array, Germany's ROentgen SATellite (ROSAT), and ESA's XMM-Newton. Astronomers' main goal was to determine why those quasars - quickly...

Astronomers Discover Extremely Bright Flare Coming From Merging Black Holes

Although being known as a black hole, this cosmic object still manages to puzzle astronomers as an incredibly powerful light generated by it was recently observed. Not long ago, scientists were able to observe for the first time, a flare...

Mysterious Particles Found in Antarctica Traced Back to Supermassive Black Holes

Neutrinos are peculiar and enigmatic particles. Their mass is tiny, have no electric charge, and engage with other matter only seldom, but they are incredibly common. At any moment, approximately 100 billion neutrinos are moving through every square centimeter of...