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Posted by Jan W./">Jan W. on June 30, 1998 23:05:32 UTC

: If we're thinking along the same lines, then quasars (no z)are actually galaxies, not bright stars. Quasars shine so brightly that it is thought that there must be a massive black hole pulling matter inwards and producing a LOT of every type of energy, including visible light. And we're talking BIG black holes, too. I don't know if anybody has anything else to add to that.

Yes, and since quasars are so distant, they existed when the universe was only 10-15% of the age it is now. Perhaps they were primitive galaxies which able to hold massive black holes in their centers, due to the fact that matter was more concentrated in the early universe ?

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