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Nahum Arav and his research group are part of a team to discover quasar tsunamis

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From left to right, Xinfeng Xu, Nahum Arav, Timothy Miller

Nahum Arav and his research group part of a team to discover quasar tsunamis capable of preventing stars from forming.


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Using the unique capabilities of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomer's led by the Physics Department's Prof. Nahum Arav  has discovered the most energetic outflows ever witnessed in the universe.  "These outflows are crucial for the understanding of galaxies' formation," Arav said.

This work has been noted in over 100 websites including:

MSN movie: NASA discovers quasar tsunamis ripping across galaxies
Fox News:  NASA’s Hubble space telescope spots quasar tsunamis ripping across galaxies
International Business Times Quasars Produce Tsunami-Like Blasts That Rip Across Galaxies, Scientists Reveal
PHYS.org: Team discovers quasar tsunamis capable of preventing stars from forming