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Recent Chandra Highlights

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Black Hole Meal Sets Record for Duration and Size

A giant black hole ripped apart a star and then gorged on its remains for about a decade, according to astronomers.

02/06/17

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Chandra Images Show That Geometry Solves a Pulsar Puzzle

A pulsar about 800 light years from Earth.

01/18/17

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Astronomers Discover Powerful Cosmic Double Whammy

Two of the most powerful phenomena in the Universe, a supermassive black hole, and the collision of giant galaxy clusters, have combined to create a stupendous cosmic particle accelerator.

01/05/17

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