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A Luminous Quasar at Redshift 7.642

17 Feb 2021, 17:00 UTC
A Luminous Quasar at Redshift 7.642
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Feige Wang et al 2021 ApJL 907 L1
The most distant quasar yet discovered, J0313−1806, demonstrates the existence of a supermassive black hole just ~670 million years after the Big Bang, significantly challenging models of black-hole growth.

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