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GravItational Lensing of Quasars

1st Edition

By Alexander Eigenbrod

EPFL Press

152 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429186103
pub: 2011-12-14
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Description

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

About the Author

Dr Alexander Eigenbrod

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI005000
SCIENCE / Astrophysics & Space Science