Astronomers spot quasar with the most powerful winds ever seen

Apr 9, 2020
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"While high-velocity winds have previously been observed in quasars, these have been thin and wispy, carrying only a relatively small amount of mass," Sarah Gallagher, an astronomer at Western University in Canada and lead author on the new research, said in a university statement. "The outflow from this quasar, in comparison, sweeps along a tremendous amount of mass at incredible speeds. This wind is crazy powerful, and we don't know how the quasar can launch something so substantial."

just been talking about the same thing.

A substantial amount of material flowing along a jet.

 

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