Quasars are luminous objects with supermassive black holes at their centres, visible over vast cosmic distances. Infalling matter increases the black hole mass and is also responsible for a quasar’s brightness. Now, using the W.M. Keck observatory in Hawaii, astronomers led by Christina Eilers have discovered extremely young quasars with […]

Discovery in the early universe poses black hole growth puzzle

National Museums Liverpool launches Sankofa project An exploration of activism in Liverpool’s Black communities launches National Museums Liverpool’s Sankofa project on Saturday 28 January in the Dr Martin Luther King Jr building at Liverpool’s Albert Dock. The Sankofa project aims to investigate Black social history within National Museums Liverpool’s collections […]

Objects and memories from Liverpool’s black community