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GravItational Lensing of Quasars



ISBN 9780429186103
Published December 14, 2011 by EPFL Press
152 Pages

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The universe, in all its richness, diversity and complexity, is populated by a myriad of intriguing celestial objects. Among the most exotic of them are gravitationally lensed quasars. A quasar is an extremely bright nucleus of a galaxy, and when such an object is gravitationally lensed, multiple images of the quasar are produced - this phenomenon

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Dr Alexander Eigenbrod
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne