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Introduction to active galaxies

Introduction

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Active galaxies provide a prime example of high-energy processes operating in the Universe. This unit introduces the evidence for activity from the spectra of some galaxies, and the concept of a compact active galactic nucleus as a unifying model for the observed features of several types of active galaxy. It also develops the key skill of applying arithmetic and simple algebra to solving scientific problems.

This course is an adapted extract fromt he course Astronomy (S282) [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

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