in quest of quasars Author:Ben Bova Quasars may be the most distant objects man has yet seen, on the very outer edge of an expanding universe. they may be putting out more energy then a thousand galaxies. they may be flying away from us at the ultimate imaginable speed level of the universe. they may be doing things that defy all our current laws of physics. they may be showing us... more » how the universe was created.
yet it is only within the past two decades that astronomers, with the aid of new technology have realized the importance of quasars and begun to solve the riddles of these mysterious star like objects. this is the first full account for the layman of the amazing things we already have learned- and of the fasinating, tantalizing possibilities that are opening up before us.« less