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Intelligent Life: The wonder of quasars

January 8th, 2016

Episode 563 of 880 episodes

Their light takes billions of years to reach us, and they are bigger than whole solar systems. But science hasn’t just understood quasars, it has found a use for them. In this podcast, our science columnist Oliver Morton explains how they help us navigate our own planet

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