A systematic asymmetry in the polarization properties of double radio sources with one jet

@article{Garrington1988ASA,
  title={A systematic asymmetry in the polarization properties of double radio sources with one jet},
  author={S. Garrington and J. Leahy and R. G. Conway and R. A. Laingt},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1988},
  volume={331},
  pages={147-149}
}
It has long been a puzzle why high-luminosity extragalactic radio sources, which are symmetric in many respects, have jets on one side only1.The jets may be intrinsically asymmetric, because dissipation is stronger on one side or because they flip alternately between the two lobes they supply2, or the one-sidedness may be only apparent, the result of Doppler beaming in twin relativistic jets3. So far, attempts to distinguish observationally between these two possibilities have been… Expand
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