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  • n. Plural form of quasar.

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Examples

  • Few could argue with director Shawn Levy's casting: Fey and Carell are twin quasars of neuroses as Liz Lemon and Michael Scott on their back-to-back Thursday night NBC shows, 30 Rock and The Office.

    Love triangle on 'Date Night' set: Carell, Fey, director Levy

  • The before mentioned VLBI or Radio Telescopes are used to observe the quasars for that purpose, whereas the in-depth study of the quasars is done with the European X-Ray satellite telescope XMM Newton.

    Quasars

  • I myself will be proposing to use Herschel to study star formation in quasars, making observations that have simply not been possible before.

    MIND MELD: Interesting Areas of Scientific Research

  • They named the starlike things quasi-stellar radio sources; later they shortened the name to quasars.

    A Grand and Bold Thing

  • The quasar HE0450-2958 is an odd entity: normally, supermassive black holes – also known as quasars – form at the center of galaxies.

    Quasar Caught Building Future Home Galaxy | Universe Today

  • Indications that such big black holes must have existed came from observations of the powerful galactic light sources known as quasars.

    BBC News - Home

  • These black holes' existence was proposed four decades ago to account for the high-energy bursts of radiation, known as quasars, from distant and ancient galaxies.

    News - latimes.com

  • These scientist measured the light from distant galaxies called quasars that is 12 billion years old.

    inkbluesky

  • Microquasars 'properties - strong emission across a broad range of wavelengths, rapid brightness changes, and radio jets - resemble miniature versions of distant galaxies (called quasars and blazars) whose emissions are thought to be powered by enormous black holes.

    dailyindia.com News Feed

  • Their properties -- strong emission across a broad range of wavelengths, rapid brightness changes, and radio jets -- resemble miniature versions of distant galaxies (called quasars and blazars) whose emissions are thought to be powered by enormous black holes.

    Scientific Frontline by SFL ORG Educational News Network

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