Today’s dual-language post takes a look at a classic paper of Shakura & Sunyaev written in 1973. Whilst this paper advanced our understanding of accretion disks, we still have an incomplete theoretical picture. That may all change
Are the winds emanating from an AGN strong enough to shut-off star formation?
How central and satellite galaxies transition from star forming to quiescent
UR #28: Photometry and Analysis of a Sample of Quasars on Archival Yerkes Observatory Photographic Plates
Today’s guest post looks at the work of undergraduate physics student Buduka Ogonor on using astronomical photographic plates to study quasars.
Is anything special about the host galaxies of changing look AGN?
In today’s bite, Keir reports on recent black hole mass measurements and what they say about how black holes may have formed in the early Universe