NuSTAR

A Black Hole Emitted a Flare Away From us, but its Intense Gravity Redirected the Blast Back in our Direction

Using the XMM-Newton and NuSTAR X-ray telescopes, an international team of scientists were able to see light coming from behind…

1 year ago

Astronomers Think They’ve Found the Neutron Star Remnant Left Behind from Supernova 1987A

It was the brightest supernova in nearly 400 years when it lit the skies of the southern hemisphere in February…

2 years ago

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…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Nov. 13, 2015: Daniel Stern, Project Scientist on NuSTAR

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Daniel Stern, Project Scientist on NuSTAR. Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @MorganRehnberg ) Alessondra…

7 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – May 1, 2015: Prof. Coel Hellier, WASP & SuperWASP

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Prof. Coel Hellier, Professor of Astrophysics at Keele University, UK, to talk about WASP…

8 years ago

Winds of Supermassive Black Holes Can Shape Galaxy-Wide Star Formation

The combined observations from two generations of X-Ray space telescopes have now revealed a more complete picture of the nature of…

8 years ago

NASA’s NuSTAR Scans the Sun with X-ray Vision

What if you had x-ray vision like Superman? Or if those funny-looking glasses they advertised in comic books in the 60s…

8 years ago

Nearby Galaxy Holds First Ultraluminous X-Ray Source that is a Pulsar

A research team led by Caltech astronomers of Pasadena California have discovered an ultraluminous X-ray (ULX) source that is pulsating. Their…

8 years ago

Stars Boil Before They Blow Up, Says NuSTAR

Supernovas are some of the most energetic and powerful events in the observable Universe. Briefly outshining entire galaxies, they are…

9 years ago

New Findings from NuSTAR: A New X-Ray View of the “Hand of God” and More

One star player in this week’s findings out of the 223rd meeting of the American Astronomical Society has been the…

9 years ago