Quasar (IMAGE) Carnegie Institution for Science Caption This is an artist's rendering of a very distant, very ancient quasar, courtesy of the European Southern Observatory. Credit ESO/M. Kornmesser Usage Restrictions With credit License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.