What is the energy source of Seyfert galaxies?

Answer Seyfert galaxies are named after discoverer George Seyfert. They are thought to contain a super-massive black hole with an accretion layer of surrounding gas. Energy is emitted by thermal excitatio... Read More »

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Do Seyfert galaxies have active cores?

The core of a Seyfert galaxy is an active region. Universe Today notes that a Seyfert galaxy has a supermassive black hole at its core, giving off intense stellar radiation from the surrounding acc... Read More »

Is an aerobic source of energy faster than an anaerobic source of energy?

For a fast, high-power contraction, muscle fibers employ a high-energy molecule known as creatine phoshate. This is an anaerobic source of energy that produces energy for cells more quickly than ae... Read More »

Which non-renewable source is the nation's second leading source of energy?

According to the United States Energy Information Administration, natural gas is the second leading source of energy, accounting for 24 percent of energy in 2008. In third is coal which accounts fo... Read More »

Is waste to energy a renewable source of energy?

The U.S. Energy Information Administration classifies waste-to-energy production as part of biomass energy production, which covers energy from organic materials such as wood, crops, garbage and al... Read More »