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NuSTAR Marks 100 Days
2012-09-22 07:03:11

Saturday marks the 100th day since the launching of NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR), officials from the U.S. space agency have confirmed.

Scotch Tape Inspires X-ray Telescope Design
2012-07-27 11:57:46

While some find it as the source of inspiration for wrapping gifts, Scotch tape inspired one scientist at NASA to build a special X-ray mirror.

NuSTAR Produces First Test Images
2012-06-29 13:09:03

NASA said on Thursday that its Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) has taken its first test images of a high-energy X-ray universe.

NuSTAR To Help Scientists Solve Supernova Explosion Mystery
2012-06-18 04:01:37

Somewhere in the Milky Way, a massive old star is about to die a spectacular death. As its nuclear fuel runs out, the star begins to collapse under its own tremendous weight. Crushing pressure triggers new nuclear reactions, setting the stage for a terrifying blast. And then... nothing happens.

NuSTARinSpace
2012-06-13 11:29:59

Commercialized space industry has taken another step in collaboration with NASA as the space agency's NuSTAR telescope launched Wednesday morning.

2012-06-07 09:04:57

NASA will host a news teleconference 3 p.m. EDT June 11 to discuss the upcoming launch of its Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) spacecraft which is scheduled for no earlier than 11:30 a.m. EDT June 13.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.