Chandra

NASA is Planning to Shut Down One of the Great Observatories to Save Money

The US Government budget announcement in March left NASA with two billion dollars less than it asked for. The weeks…

3 months ago

Powerful Jets From a Black Hole are Spawning Star Clusters

Supermassive black holes are messy feeders, and when they're gorging on too much material, they can hurl high-energy jets into…

4 months ago

JWST and Chandra Team Up for a Stunning View of Supernova Remnant Cassiopeia A

NASA's long-lived Chandra X-ray Observatory teamed up with JWST for the first time, producing this incredibly detailed image of the…

5 months ago

Enjoy the Holiday-Themed Christmas Tree Cluster

Just in time for the holidays, a new composite image of the Christmas Tree Cluster (NGC 2264) has been released.…

6 months ago

Spider Pulsars are Tearing Apart Stars in the Omega Cluster

Pulsars are extreme objects. They're what's left over when a massive star collapses on itself and explodes as a supernova.…

7 months ago

Chandra and JWST Join Forces in a Stunning Series of Images

NASA scientists have combined data from the James Webb and Chandra observatories to create stunning series of images.

1 year ago

Supermassive Black Holes on a Collision Course

The early Universe was swimming with dwarf galaxies only a few hundred million years after the Big Bang. They merged…

1 year ago

Chandra’s X-ray Vision Combined With JWST Reveals Even More Details About the Universe

NASA scientist have released images combining the early data from the James Webb Space Telescope with X-ray data taken with…

2 years ago

In Some Places, Black Holes are Tearing Apart Thousands of Stars at a Time

A new study has revealed how supermassive black holes (SMBHs) grow by consuming high-density star clusters

2 years ago

What Happens to Their Supermassive Black Holes When Galaxies Collide?

What’s better than two gigantic galaxies swirling into one another until they collide?  How about three galaxies swirling into one…

3 years ago