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This edition: Active Galaxies

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The perspective of an observer to his or her object of study highlights the science of active galaxies and how astronomers have gained an understanding of what powers these once-bright enigmas. Various astronomers explain the classification and differences in the family of active galaxies, including radio galaxies and quasars, and the quest for a unified model that drives these dynamic objects.