(Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias and Comision Interministerial de Ciencia y Tecnologia, Summer School on Evolutionary Phenomena in Galaxies, Puerto de la Cruz, Spain, July 4-15, 1988) Astrophysics and Space Science (ISSN 0004-640X), vol. 157, no. 1-2, July 1989, p. 187-193.
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Discrete events with internally consistent properties are found in the light curve of the active galaxy BL Lac, which are consistent with the expected properties of stellar disruptions in standard loss-cone models of quasar energy generation. The amplitude distribution of events resembles the local mass distribution. It is argued that stochastic analysis of such active galaxy light curves may be a useful probe of the mass distributions in their centers.