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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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A cross-section of the universe

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (1 hour ago)

An image of a galaxy cluster taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope gives a remarkable cross-section of the Universe, showing objects at different distances and stages in cosmic history. They range from cosmic near neighbours ... Read Post

Quasars found acting as gravitational lenses

Academics / Astronomy : TG Daily - Space (2 years ago)

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 Read Post

Hubble finds quasars acting as gravitational lenses

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Astronomers have found several examples of galaxies containing quasars, which act as gravitational lenses, amplifying and distorting images of galaxies aligned behind them. Read Post


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