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The structure of an active galactic nucleus

The nuclei of most galaxies host supermassive black holes containing millions to billions of solar-masses of material. The immediate environments of these black holes typically include a tori of dust and gas and, as material ...

dateJan 24, 2018 in Astronomy
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Giant ionized gas nebula found by astronomers

(Phys.org)—A group of astronomers has discovered a giant nebula of ionized gas extending over 300,000 light years. This nebula turns out to be associated with the quasar dubbed the "Teacup." The finding was presented November ...

dateNov 14, 2017 in Astronomy report
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