SETI bioastro: ISO proves astronomers have been fooled by an 'optical illusion'

New Message Reply Date view Thread view Subject view Author view

From: Larry Klaes (larry.klaes@incent.com)
Date: Tue May 22 2001 - 06:21:49 PDT


-----Original Message-----
From: science.webmaster@esa.int [mailto:science.webmaster@esa.int]
Sent: Tuesday, May 22, 2001 5:05 AM
Subject: ISO proves astronomers have been fooled by an 'optical illusion'

Radio galaxies and quasars look different and have been traditionally
classified as different objects. But for quite some time now, many
astronomers have suspected that those differences are not real but are
only apparent, a 'visual illusion' which arises because of our special
observation point from the Earth. New results from ESA's Infrared Space
Observatory, ISO, confirm this idea.

Read more about this at:

http://sci.esa.int/content/news/index.cfm?aid=1&cid=1&oid=27058


New Message Reply Date view Thread view Subject view Author view

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b30 : Tue May 22 2001 - 06:39:23 PDT