Chandra X-Ray Observatory

The Chandra X-Ray Observatory (CXC)

Recent Chandra Highlights

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NASA's Chandra Finds Intriguing Member of Black Hole Family Tree

A newly discovered cosmic object may help provide answers to some long-standing questions about how black holes evolve and influence their surroundings, according to a new study using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.


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Exploded Star Blooms Like a Cosmic Flower

A supernova remnant in the Milky Way about 16,000 light years from Earth.


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Chandra Celebrates The International Year of Light

Five objects at various distances that have been observed by Chandra


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