Aeronautics and Space Report of the President FY 1995 Activities


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quasar A class of rare cosmic objects of extreme luminosity and strong radio emission; many investigators attribute their high-energy generation to gas spiraling at high velocity into a massive black hole


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Curator: Lillian Gipson
Last Updated: September 5, 1996
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