Quasars and Exploding Galaxies

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The vast majority of galaxies are orderly, law-abiding citizens of the Universe. But every community has its offenders, and the Universe, too, has some inhabitants which are disturbed, delinquent or just downright violent. Their numbers are small, but because these ‘active’ galaxies are amongst the brightest and most powerful in the Universe, they positively shout out to be investigated…

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This event was on Fri, 26 Jan 1996


Professor Heather Couper

Professor of Astronomy

Heather Couper was the Gresham Professor of Astronomy between 1993 and 1996.

After studying Astrophysics at Oxford University, Professor Couper ran the Greenwich Planetarium, and...

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