Latest XMM-Newton Stories
Like car tail lights streaking through a busy city at night, this unique image records over a thousand movements made by ESA's XMM-Newton space telescope as it shifts its gaze from one X-ray object to another.
Scientists led by the University of Leicester have set a new record for cosmic X-ray sources ever sighted -- creating an unprecedented cosmic X-ray catalogue that will provide a valuable resource allowing astronomers to explore the extreme Universe.
known as M101, the galaxy lies 21 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major. It measures 170 000 light-years across – nearly twice the diameter of our own Milky Way Galaxy – and contains at least a trillion stars. About a billion of these stars could be similar to our own Sun.
Astronomers using ground and space telescopes around the world have revealed a black hole and a star, intertwined in a cosmic tango together.
While solar wind is a common occurrence in our Solar System, a study of a new, more fierce wind has been completed using the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton space observatory.
The European Space Agency has released an image of the cauldron bubble as seen by its XMM-Newton space telescope.
One recently discovered star seems to have a split personality, with both a magnetar and pulsar consuming the object.
ESA's XMM-Newton has helped to reveal the violent behavior of a young Sun-like star spinning at high speed and spewing out super-hot plasma.
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