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NASA releases photo of hot gas swirling in Coma galaxy cluster

Today NASA released a stunning photograph of massive arms of hot gas swirling in the Coma cluster of galaxies. The image was captured via NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton.

NASA Announces Newest Supernova Found

NASA has just announced this morning finding the youngest supernova known. At only 140 years of age it is just a youngster by all galactic standards.

Quicktoms Ozone Monitoring Instrument Prepared For Launch

WASHINGTON - NASA soon will launch its latest ozone-monitoring instrument, which will allow scientists to continue their long-term measurements of global ozone levels. The QUIKTOMS or Quick Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) is scheduled t...

Chandra Probes Nature Of Dark Matter

CHANDRA X-RAY OSSERVATORY CENTER, Cambridge, Mass. - Astronomers have shed new light on dark matter, the invisible and unknown material that comprises most of the Universe. Using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, scientists have precisely determi...
 

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Full field X-ray view of Andromeda s center with black hole candidates marked.
Full field X-ray view of Andromeda's center with black hole candidates marked.
Credit: X-ray (NASA/CXC/SAO/R.Barnard, Z.Lee et al.), Optical (NOAO/AURA/NSF/REU Prog./B.Schoening,
An enormous cloud of hot gas is surrounding two merging spiral galaxies
An enormous cloud of hot gas is surrounding two merging spiral galaxies
Chandra
An enormous cloud of hot gas is surrounding two merging spiral galaxies
An enormous cloud of hot gas is surrounding two merging spiral galaxies
NASA / Chandra
Data from NASA s Chandra X-ray Observatory have been used to discover 26 black hole candidates in th...
Data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have been used to discover 26 black hole candidates in the Andromeda galaxy, marking the largest number of potential black holes found in a galaxy outside of our own.
Credits: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/R. Barnard, Z. Lee et al.; Optical: NOAO/AURA/NSF/REU Program/B. Schoen
Composite x-ray/optical view of the NGC 6240
Composite x-ray/optical view of the NGC 6240
NASA
X-ray/Optical image of Andromeda s core.
X-ray/Optical image of Andromeda's core.
Credit: X-ray (NASA/CXC/SAO/R.Barnard, Z.Lee et al.), Optical (NOAO/AURA/NSF/REU Prog./B.Schoening,
Chandra X-ray space observatory of the NASA : Observatory Integration and Assembly. Optical Bench be...
Chandra X-ray space observatory of the NASA : Observatory Integration and Assembly. Optical Bench being rotated into position.
NASA

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