This was the most distant object discovered at the time of discovery. Astronomers have discovered the most massive quasar known in the early universe, containing a monster black hole with a mass equivalent to 1.5 billion suns. largest and the most massive known structure, "Largest structure challenges Einstein's smooth cosmos", "Astronomers discover the largest structure in the universe", "A structure in the early Universe at z ∼ 1.3 that exceeds the homogeneity scale of the R-W concordance cosmology", "The Largest Structure in Universe Discovered – Quasar Group 4 Billion Light-Years Wide Challenges Current Cosmology", "Universe's Largest Structure Discovered", "Fractal dimension as a measure of the scale of homogeneity", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society,, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 9 October 2020, at 06:22. Adam Mann - Live Science Contributor There are actually four images; the fourth is faint. This was the most distant object discovered at the time of discovery. They measured the polarization of quasars in the Huge-LQG and found "a remarkable correlation" of the polarization vectors on scales larger than 500 Mpc. This discovery presents the biggest challenge yet for the theory of black hole formation and growth in the early universe. IPL 2020: Rishabh Pant Recovers from Injury, Likely to Play Against KXIP, Hope under the wings: Jet Airways shares hit 5% upper circuit for 9th straight session. Gas and dust streaming from the star would extend even farther out, beyond the orbit of Pluto, or around 400 times the Earth-sun distance. Quasars and Pulsars, Dewey Bernard Larson, (c) 1971; NOAO Newsletter - NOAO Highlights - March 2000 - Number 61. The majority of quasars lie between z = 2 and z = 5 . Beats Koenigsegg Agera RS record, Lilly Singh shares ‘very quick, easy’ sabzi recipe; watch video to know what she made, Rahul Gandhi slams Kamal Nath over ‘item’ remark; asks if PM Modi will speak on China today. Viral video has the answer, Rift in Karnataka BJP out in open, MLA says Yediyurappa won't be CM for long, Ae Mere Dil: Shaheer Sheikh exudes pain & reluctance with ease; his chemistry with Tejasswi is heartfelt, ISL: Slovakian Forward Jakub Sylvestr Signs for Chennaiyin FC, Musk one step closer to beam cheaper Internet with Starlink, The One Fast Food Craving Biden and Trump Have In Common, Follow These Expert Tips To Perform Diwali Puja And Please Goddess Lakshmi, 2020 Mahindra Thar receives over 15,000 bookings, Watch: This Video of an Elephant Pulling off a Playful Stunt on a Camel is Going Viral, Age is Just a Number': Video of 87-year-old Mumbai Man Selling Recycled Bags Goes Viral, Big Ganga brings first and only Dandiya based Navratri show in Bhojpuri - 'Ding Dong Dandiya', Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article, রাজনীতি থেকে খেলা, বিনোদেন, লাইফস্টাইল, সব খবর বাংলায়. Astronomer Harlow Shapley discovered a colossal collection of galaxies in the 1930s that now bears his name.