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The Rise and Fall of Quasars

Schmidt, Maarten (1989) The Rise and Fall of Quasars. In: Highlights of Astronomy. International Astronomical Union Symposium (IAUS). No.8. Springer Netherlands , Dordrecht, pp. 33-44. ISBN 9780792302810. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20200929-163431774

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Abstract

It is a great honor for me to speak to you tonight on the subject of quasars. In the past twenty-five years, an enormous amount has been learned about these objects and the field has become very technical. I recognize that there are many people in the audience who are not professional astronomers and I hope not to disappoint them. At the same time my colleagues may recognize a few things that I touch upon. They will also hopefully forgive me for leaving out many attributions: many hundreds of astronomers have contributed to the field.


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