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Astronomers using NASA's Hubble discover quasars acting as gravitational lenses

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found several examples of galaxies containing quasars, which act as gravitational lenses, amplifying and distorting images of galaxies aligned behind them. Quasars are among the brightest objects in the universe, far outshining the total starlight of their host galaxies. Quasars are powered by supermassive black holes. read more
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Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found several quasars acting as gravitational lenses, making it easier to study the galaxies in which they're contained. read more

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