Chandra X-ray Observatory

A Magnetar Just Woke Up After Three Years of Silence

A new study by a team of over 200 international scientists has revealed how a magnetar - a special class…

3 years ago

Here’s Something Strange, the Afterglow From Last Year’s Kilonova is Continuing to Brighten

Contrary to what was expected, a team of astronomers has discovered that kilonova event has been brightening ever since it…

3 years ago

That’s Strange. Jupiter’s Northern and Southern Auroras Pulse Independently

Using data from the Juno probe and X-ray observatories. an international team of astronomers noticed that auroras on Jupiter operate…

3 years ago

X-ray Study Shows Older Stars May be More Supportive to Life

A new study by an international team of researchers indicates that older Sun-like stars emit less harmful X-rays, a finding…

3 years ago

Researchers Tackle Question of How the Universe Became Filled With Light

A new study from a team of researchers from the University of Iowa claims black holes ejecting light could have…

3 years ago

Did you Know There are X-rays Coming from Pluto? That’s Strange, What’s Causing it?

A new study by a team of astronomers has revealed that an unexpected amount of x-ray emissions coming from Pluto,…

3 years ago

Astronomers Find a Rogue Supermassive Black Hole, Kicked out by a Galactic Collision

A new study by a research team from the Max Planck Institute may have found a black hole that was…

4 years ago

Stunning View of the Crab Nebula Just Got Five Times Better

Images of the Crab Nebula are always a treat because it has such intriguing and varied structure. Also, just knowing…

4 years ago

A Single Wave, Bigger Than the Milky Way, is Rolling Through the Perseus Galaxy Cluster

A team of researchers using the Chandra X-Ray Observatory have spotted a wave of hot gas larger than the Milky…

4 years ago

Deepest X-ray Image Ever Made Contains Mysterious Explosion

Using data from the Chandra observatory, a team of researchers witnessed the most distant X-ray explosion ever observed, and are…

4 years ago