Scientists find what may be universe's brightest object

By Marcia Dunn
Updated February 20 2024 - 10:09am, first published 10:07am
The record-breaking quasar J0529-4351, the bright core of a distant galaxy. (AP PHOTO)
The record-breaking quasar J0529-4351, the bright core of a distant galaxy. (AP PHOTO)

Astronomers have discovered what may be the brightest object in the universe, a quasar with a black hole at its heart growing so fast that it swallows the equivalent of a sun a day.

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