# The under-explored radio-loudness of quasars and the possibility of radio-source–environment interactions

@article{Blundell2003TheUR,
author={Katherine M Blundell},
journal={New Astronomy Reviews},
year={2003},
volume={47},
pages={593-597}
}
• K. Blundell
• Published 5 June 2003
• Physics
• New Astronomy Reviews
Abstract I demonstrate that radio observations in the literature to date of optically-selected quasars are largely inadequate to reveal the full extent of their jet-activity. I discuss a recent example of an optically-powerful quasar, which is radio-quiet according to all the standard classifications, which Blundell and Rawlings discovered to have a >100 kpc jet, and show that other than being the first FR I quasar to be identified, there is no reason to presume it is exceptional. I also…

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