The Discovery of a Highly Accreting, Radio-loud Quasar at z = 6.82

  title={The Discovery of a Highly Accreting, Radio-loud Quasar at z = 6.82},
  author={Eduardo Ba{\~n}ados and Chiara Mazzucchelli and Emmanuel Momjian and Anna-Christina Eilers and Feige Wang and Jan-Torge Schindler and Thomas Connor and Irham Taufik Andika and Aaron J. Barth and Christopher L. Carilli and Frederick B. Davies and Roberto Decarli and Xiaohui Fan and Emanuele Paolo Farina and Joseph F. Hennawi and Antonio Pensabene and Daniel K. Stern and Bram P. Venemans and Lukas Wenzl and Jinyi Yang},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
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