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Paper: On the Existence of an Observable Intrinsic Magnetic Moment Inside the Central Compact Object Within the Quasar Q0957+561
Volume: 395, Frontiers of Astrophysics: A Celebration of NRAO's 50th Anniversary
Page: 379
Authors: Schild, R.E.; Leiter, D.J.; Robertson, S.L.
Abstract: Recent brightness-fluctuation and autocorrelation analysis of time series data and microlensing size scales seen in Q0957+561A and B have produced important information about the existence and characteristic physical dimensions of a new non-standard magnetically-dominated internal structure contained within this quasar. We find that this new internal quasar structure can be consistently explained only in terms of a new class of gravitationally-collapsing solutions to the Einstein field equations, that describe highly redshifted Eddington-limited Magnetospheric Eternally Collapsing Objects (MECO) which contain observable intrinsic magnetic moments. Since these observations of Q0957+561 imply that the quasar contains an observable intrinsic magnetic moment, this represents strong evidence that the quasar does not have an event horizon.
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