XMM-Newton Telescope

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

An Aging Pulsar has Captured a new Companion, and it’s Spinning back up Again

An international team of scientists, relying on data from XMM-Newton, have discovered a slowly-rotating pulsar that is slowly speeding back…

6 years ago

Black Hole Bonanza! Dozens (Potentially) Found In Andromeda As Another Study Probes X-Rays

More than two DOZEN potential black holes have been found in the nearest galaxy to our own. As if that…

9 years ago

How Much Light Has The Universe Created Since the Big Bang?

The universe, most cosmologists tell us, began with a bang. At some point, the lights turned on. How much light…

10 years ago

New Image Shows Beautiful Violence in Centaurus A

[/caption] The mysterious galaxy Centaurus A is a great place to study the extreme processes that occur near super-massive black…

11 years ago

Supernova G350 Kicks Up Some X-Ray Dust

[/caption] Located some 14,700 light years from the Earth toward the center of our galaxy, a newly photographed supernova remnant…

11 years ago