Rarely Seen Early Universe Quasars On Collision Course Via Hubble Telescope

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A pair of quasars that existed when the universe was only 3 billion years old has been spotted by the Hubble Space Telescope. The quasars were powered by a pair of supermassive black holes on a collision course.

Credit: Space.com | footage & animations courtesy: NASA, ESA, Joseph Olmsted (STScI), Yu-Ching Chen (UIUC), Hsiang-Chih Hwang (IAS), Nadia Zakamska (JHU), Yue Shen (UIUC), Goddard Space Flight Center | edited by Steve Spaleta
Music: Falling Bits by Uygar Duzgun / courtesy of Epidemic Sound