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  • Scheduled Outage of CXC Web Servers on April 5
    On April 5, between 1:00 and 5:00pm (EDT) the CXC web servers will be down for maintenance purposes. Please be aware that this effects all of the CXC web pages, including TOO/DDT triggering, Archive access, Peer Review Website, and Helpdesk.
    3/20/2015
  • Chandra Announcement #122
    3/3/2015
  • Chandra Announcement #121
    2/23/2015
  • Chandra Announcement #120
    12/16/2014
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Recent Chandra Highlights

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NASA's Hubble, Chandra Find Clues that May Help Identify Dark Matter

Astronomers have found that dark matter does not slow down when colliding with itself.

03/26/15

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"Mini Supernova" Explosion Could Have Big Impact

A stellar explosion, called a nova, which is about 1,500 light years from Earth.

03/16/15

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NASA's Chandra Observatory Finds Cosmic Showers Halt Galaxy Growth

Using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have found that the growth of galaxies containing supermassive black holes can be slowed down by a phenomenon referred to as cosmic precipitation.

03/04/15

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