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A Tour of the Phoenix Cluster
A Tour of the Phoenix Cluster
Scientists have found stars forming at a furious rate in the Phoenix galaxy cluster. The supermassive black hole in the center of galaxy clusters usually stifles star formation, but the one in Phoenix is not. (2019-11-18)
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A Tour of a Collision Between Four Galaxy Clusters in Abell 1758 (10-24-2019)
When two pairs of galaxy clusters collide, the result is not four separate objects, but one giant galaxy cluster.

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--  Chandra Spots a Mega-Cluster of Galaxies in the Making

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A Tour of Tycho's Supernova Remnant (10-17-2019)
A new image of the Tycho supernova remnant from Chandra reveals an intriguing pattern of bright clumps and fainter holes giving clues about its origin.

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--  The Clumpy and Lumpy Death of a Star

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A Tour of Triplet Black Holes (09-25-2019)
A study using data from Chandra and other telescopes provides the strongest evidence yet for three supermassive black holes on a collision course.

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--  Found: Three Black Holes On Collision Course

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A Tour of GSN 069 (09-11-2019)
Astronomers found X-ray bursts repeating about every nine hours coming from the supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy GSN 069.

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--  Scientists Discover Black Hole Has Three Hot Meals a Day

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A Tour of the Latest Look at "First Light" from Chandra (08-26-2019)
Over its two decades in space, NASA´s Chandra X-ray Observatory has captured many spectacular images of cosmic phenomena. But perhaps its most iconic is the supernova remnant called Cassiopeia A.

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--  The Latest Look at "First Light" from Chandra

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A Tour of PSO167-13 (08-08-2019)
Found at a time only about 850 million years after the Big Bang, this black hole could help us better understand an important epoch in the history of the Universe.

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--  Cloaked Black Hole Discovered in Early Universe using NASA's Chandra

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A Tour of Chandra Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary (07-23-2019)
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, an assembly of new images has been released.

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--  NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

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A Tour of Lensed Quasars (07-03-2019)
Astronomers have deployed a new technique to measure the spin of five supermassive black holes.

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--  X-rays Spot Spinning Black Holes Across Cosmic Sea

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A Tour of the Coma Cluster (06-18-2019)
Does the Gas in Galaxy Clusters Flow Like Honey? Researchers used a deep Chandra dataset to study how the hot gas in the cluster behaves.

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--  Does the Gas in Galaxy Clusters Flow Like Honey?

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A Tour of Mrk 1216 (06-03-2019)
A galaxy that has been isolated for billions of years has been found to have more dark matter in its core than expected.

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--  Heart of Lonesome Galaxy is Brimming with Dark Matter

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