quinta-feira, 16 de dezembro de 2010

Black holes and warped space revealed by powerful new array of radio telescopes

ScienceDaily (2010-12-09) -- A new image shows how the light from a quasar billions of light years away is bent around a foreground galaxy by the curvature of space. This light has been traveling for 9 billion years before it reached the Earth. The quasar is a galaxy powered by a super-massive black hole, leading to the ejection of jets of matter moving at almost the speed of light. ... > read full article

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