Staring down the Barrels of Quasar Jets
Friday 09th August 2013
Physics Lecture Theatre, Old Main Building, UNSW Kensington Campus'
Speaker: Dr. Lucyna Kedziora-Chudczer
Most galaxies harbour extremely massive black holes in their inner parts. In some so called Active Galaxies, powerful jets are generated due to accretion of matter onto the central black hole. Many such objects show strong and rapid variability of their light emission, observed across the whole electromagnetic spectrum.