Thursday, May 21, 2015

How I Fell In Love With Quasars, Blazars And Our Incredible Universe

Jedidah Isler first fell in love with the night sky as a little girl. Now she’s an astrophysicist who studies supermassive hyperactive black holes: quasars. In this short talk, she takes us trillions of kilometers from Earth to introduce us to these objects that can be 10 billion times the mass of the sun — and which shoot powerful jet streams of particles in our direction.


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