James Webb Space Telescope will study super-bright quasars to understand early universe

Some of the James Webb Space Telescope‘s first science investigations will probe the role that bright objects called quasars played in early galaxy evolution. Quasars are distant objects powered by black holes typically a billion times as massive as our sun. They emit energies that can climb to trillions of electron volts, exceeding the total … Read more

Did scientists solve the mystery of the super-bright exploding ‘cow’ in space?

An artistic visualization of AT2018cow. (Image credit: National Astronomical Observatory of Japan) Science studying a mysterious star explosion known as “the Cow” think the blast could have created a black hole or neutron star. In 2018, scientists spotted the super-bright stellar explosion known as AT2018co, and nicknamed “the Cow”, in a galaxy called CGCG 137-068 … Read more