NuSTAR

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…

10 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…

10 years ago

Star’s Dying Gasp May Signal Black Hole’s Birth

A distinctive flash of light emanating from a dying star may make it possible for astronomers to watch a black…

11 years ago

Comet Lemmon, Now in STEREO

An icy interloper was in the sights of a NASA spacecraft this past weekend. Comet 2012 F6 Lemmon passed through…

11 years ago

NuSTAR Puts New Spin On Supermassive Black Holes

Checking out the spin rate on a supermassive black hole is a great way for astronomers to test Einstein's theory…

11 years ago

First Light Image for NuSTAR

Here is the first image taken by the newest space mission, NuSTAR, or the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, the first…

12 years ago

NuSTAR Successfully Deploys Huge Mast

Nine days after launch -- and right on schedule -- the newest space mission has deployed its unique mast, giving…

12 years ago

Black Hole Hunter Drops from a Plane, Zooms to Orbit

[/caption] The newest mission to hunt for black holes soared to orbit today after first dropping from an aircraft. NASA's…

12 years ago

Newest X-Ray Observatory Will Hunt for Black Holes and More

[/caption] The next launch of a NASA space mission is the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR. It study wide…

12 years ago