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Recent Chandra Highlights

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Clandestine Black Hole May Represent New Population

This identification suggests there may be a vast number of black holes in our Galaxy that have gone unnoticed until now.

06/27/16

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Smaller Stars Pack Big X-ray Punch For Would-be Planets

A group of stars which on average is about 160 light years from Earth.

06/13/16

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NASA Telescopes Find Clues For How Giant Black Holes Formed So Quickly

Using data from NASA's Great Observatories, astronomers have found the best evidence yet for cosmic seeds in the early universe that should grow into supermassive black holes.

05/24/16

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