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April 20, 2021

Quasar dating back less than 1 billion years after the Big Bang

A quasar dating back to less than 1 billion years after the Big Bang.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant PHY 1541160.]

Learn more about this research in the MIT news story Light from ancient quasars helps confirm quantum entanglement. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: April 20, 2021)

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