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Abell 1033: To Boldly Go into Colliding Galaxy Clusters
Hidden in a distant galaxy cluster collision are wisps of gas resembling the starship Enterprise — an iconic spaceship from the “Star Trek” franchise.
(2018-11-16 00:21:00)
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Kes 75: Milky Way's Youngest Pulsar Exposes Secrets of Star's Demise
Scientists have confirmed the identity of the youngest known pulsar in the Milky Way galaxy using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. This result could provide astronomers new information about how some stars end their lives.
(2018-10-18 23:20:00)
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Making Head or Tail of a Galactic Landscape
Astronomers have used data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to capture a dramatic image of an enormous tail of hot gas stretching for more than a million light years behind a group of galaxies that is falling into the depths of an even-larger cluster of galaxies.
(2018-9-28 03:29:00)
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Cosmic Collision Forges Galactic One Ring—in X-rays
Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or neutron stars in a galaxy 300 million light years from Earth.
(2018-9-7 04:02:00)
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This Week in NASA History: Chandra Launches – July 23, 1999
This week in 1999, the space shuttle Columbia, mission STS-93, launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on a four-day mission to deliver the Chandra X-ray Observatory to low-Earth orbit.
(2018-7-26 04:09:00)