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  • Hubble unexpectedly finds double quasar in distant universe

    This artist's concept shows the brilliant glare of two quasars residing in the cores of two galaxies that are in the chaotic process of merging. The gravitational tug-of-war between the two galaxies ignites a firestorm of star birth.  Graphic courtesy NASA, ESA and Joseph Olmsted of STScI