Using super high resolution data from ALMA and the VLA, the authors of this paper resolve star formation in active galaxies — and find that active galactic nuclei are embedded inside central star-forming regions.
The second post in our coverage of the European Week of Astronomy and Space Sciences 2018 in Liverpool, UK, including a review of the Cassini mission, reports from the European Space Agency and the European Southern Observatory, and an introduction to the Square Kilometre Array.
The most distant quasar yet discovered illuminates the early universe…
How do galaxies transform from blue, star-forming discs into the massive red-and-dead ellipticals that we observe so frequently? Post-starburst galaxies, caught in this transition phase, might hold the answers to this puzzle in galaxy evolution.