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Supernova Shock Waves, Neutron Stars, and Lobsters

An outward-moving shock wave and a bright pulsar wind nebula

11/19/14

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NASA X-ray Telescopes Find Black Hole May Be a Neutrino Factory

The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way may be producing mysterious particles called neutrinos.

11/13/14

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NASA's Chandra Observatory Identifies Impact of Cosmic Chaos on Star Birth

These behemoths contain hundreds or thousands of individual galaxies that are immersed in gas with temperatures of millions of degrees.

10/27/14

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