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2009-05-28 10:40:00

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has found a cosmic "ghost" lurking around a distant supermassive black hole.

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2009-05-28 10:29:06

The joint Japan-US Suzaku mission is providing new insight into how assemblages of thousands of galaxies pull themselves together.

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2008-08-20 13:45:00

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has found an answer to a long-standing puzzle by resolving giant but delicate filaments shaped by a strong magnetic field around the active galaxy NGC 1275.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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