Latest XMM-Newton Stories
For the first time, NASA’s Nuclear Spetroscopic Telescope Array is giving the wider astronomical community a look at its unique X-ray images of the cosmos.
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.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.