“Big Bang Quasars” –Colossal Black Holes Detected at Dawn of the Cosmos

 

Quasars of Early Universe

 

The Hubble Space Telescope captured the brightest quasar in the Early Universe shown above. Less than a billion years after the Big Bang a monster black hole began devouring anything within its gravitational grasp, triggering a burst of star formation around the black hole giving birth to a galaxy. This firestorm of energy equivalent to the light from 600 trillion Suns blazed across the universe.

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