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Giant wave of hot gas discovered in nearby Perseus galaxy cluster

Giant wave of hot gas discovered in nearby Perseus galaxy cluster

Scientists say the wave, spanning some 200,000 light-years, is about twice the size of our own Milky Way galaxy.

Scientists discover star circling closest known orbit around likely black hole!

Scientists discover star circling closest known orbit around likely black hole!

This discovery was made using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory as well as NASA’s NuSTAR and CSIRO’s Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA).

Black hole devouring star for a decade detected

Black hole devouring star for a decade detected

Researchers made this discovery using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Swift satellite as well as European Space Agency's XMM-Newton.

NASA shares stunning image of a cluster of stars celebrating a cosmic Christmas; calls it ‘Winter’ Wonderland!

NASA shares stunning image of a cluster of stars celebrating a cosmic Christmas; calls it ‘Winter’ Wonderland!

NGC 6357 is actually a “cluster of clusters,” containing at least three clusters of young stars, including many hot, massive, luminous stars.

NASA's X-ray telescopes stumble over evidence of wandering black hole! - See pic

NASA's X-ray telescopes stumble over evidence of wandering black hole! - See pic

The astronomers used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray observatory to discover this source.

Abell 2744 captured: 'Pandora's Cluster' as seen by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope! (See pic)

Abell 2744 captured: 'Pandora's Cluster' as seen by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope! (See pic)

The gravity of this galaxy cluster is strong enough that it acts as a lens to magnify images of more distant background galaxies. 

NASA detects X-ray emission from Pluto

NASA detects X-ray emission from Pluto

This discovery was done by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory during its four separate observations.

NASA reveals new information on Sun's magnetic field and its kin!

NASA reveals new information on Sun's magnetic field and its kin!

The US space agency NASA has released illustrated image of the magnetic field that depicts the interior of a low-mass star, such as GJ 3253, a low-mass red dwarf star about 31 light years away from our planet.

'Russian Doll' galaxy cluster decodes information about dark energy

'Russian Doll' galaxy cluster decodes information about dark energy

Astronomers have developed a powerful method for investigating dark energy by using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other optical telescopes.

Solar storms trigger Jupiter's 'Northern Lights'

Solar storms trigger Jupiter's 'Northern Lights'

The Sun constantly ejects streams of particles into space in the solar wind.  

Distant black hole jet discovered in glow of Big Bang!

Distant black hole jet discovered in glow of Big Bang!

The jet, found in the system known as B3 0727+409, is at least 300,000 light years.  

NASA's Chandra Observatory discovers incredible galactic tail

NASA's Chandra Observatory discovers incredible galactic tail

The pressure exerted by this rapid motion caused gas to be stripped away from the galaxy.

A jellyfish in space? - See pic

A jellyfish in space? - See pic

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have stumbled upon a little colourful jellyfish nebula - an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionised gases.