Latest X-ray telescopes Stories
These black holes are always hungry and are huge! Constantly gorging yourself on gas 'donuts' can do that to you.
Braaaaaains. A mysterious high-energy X-ray signal detected by NuSTAR could be the sounds of “zombie” stars feeding on the “brains” of nearby stellar companions, according to research published recently in the journal Nature.
The same phenomenon that causes a bumpy airplane ride, turbulence, may be the solution to a long-standing mystery about stars' birth, or the absence of it, according to a new study using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, recently spotted the brightest pulsar ever recorded using X-ray optics designed by a team that included researchers from the Lawrence Livermore
Astronomers have found a pulsating, dead star beaming with the energy of about 10 million suns.
When the most massive stars explode as supernovas, they don't fade into the night, but sometimes glow ferociously with high-energy gamma rays. What powers these energetic stellar remains?
Astronomers from the University of Maryland and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland have accurately measured and confirmed the existence of a black hole roughly 400 times the mass of our sun.
University of Maryland and NASA astronomers used rhythmic flares of light to measure a brilliant object 12 million light years from Earth, confirming that it is a rare, mysterious intermediate-mass black hole.
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