A black hole is eating a star faster than scientists had thought was possible, and it's unleashing unusually bright X-ray signals that may help scientists understand a group of weird, superbright objects in deep space.
Through the analysis of light from distant galactic clusters, astronomers have detected a mysterious signal that they're having a hard time explaining. Continue reading →
Astrophysicists have analyzed two decades-worth of X-ray data and discovered three events inside galactic cores that can be interpreted in only one way: stellar destruction. Continue reading →
To celebrate 15 years in orbit, NASA has release new, mind-blowing views of the Chandra X-ray observatory's most famous supernova remnants.
The complex violence of a galactic cluster four-way has been recorded 5 billion light-years distant and astronomers don't yet fully understand what they are witnessing. Continue reading →
By tracing radioactive material in the remains of a nearby exploded star, scientists have a new understanding of what happened in the star’s final moments. Continue reading →
There's small black holes and supermassive black holes, but where are all the medium-sized black holes?
Astronomers make the first direct observations of a "missing link" between two stages of neutron star evolution. Continue reading →
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