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Under Construction: Distant Galaxy Churning Out Stars at Remarkable Rate

Astronomers have used NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes to show that a recently-discovered galaxy is undergoing an extraordinary boom of stellar construction.

12/08/16

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A Stellar Circle of Life

A snapshot of the stellar life cycle has been captured in a new portrait from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Smithsonian's Submillimeter Array (SMA).

11/21/16

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Starvation Diet for Black Hole Dims Brilliant Galaxy

An active galaxy located about 590 million light years from Earth.

11/9/16

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