Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 10:53
X-rays streaming towards Earth from the region near a neutron star that is cannibalizing its companion star are the youngest "X-ray binary" yet known, according to scientists.
Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 19:42
Astronomers using NASA`s Chandra X-ray Observatory have made a major breakthrough in explaining why material around the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy is extraordinarily faint in X-rays.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 15:16
Astronomers have for the first time, through X-ray observations, detected an exoplanet passing in front of its parent star.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 18:20
A team of scientists discovered the remains of a supernova that is the most recent, in Earth`s time frame, known to have occurred in the Milky Way in 2008.
Last Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013, 11:26
A major campaign using NASA`s Chandra X-ray Observatory and several other satellites has suggested that exotic neutron stars, magnetars may be more diverse-and common-than previously thought.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 19:00
Some of the biggest black holes in the universe may actually be even bigger than previously thought, a study that uses data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has suggested.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 20:50
Astronomers have been able to identify one of the lowest mass supermassive black holes ever observed in the middle of a galaxy.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 11:10
Using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have found evidence that our Milky Way Galaxy is embedded in an enormous halo of hot gas.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 14:35
Named SN 1957D because it was the fourth supernova to be discovered in the year of 1957, it is one of only a few located outside of the Milky Way galaxy that is detectable.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 01, 2012, 11:53
Astronomers have observed an extraordinary outburst produced by a black hole in a nearby galaxy, which offers direct evidence for a population of old, volatile stellar black holes.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 23, 2012, 09:49
Scientists have clocked the fastest wind yet discovered blowing off a disk around a stellar-mass black hole.
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