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Tag: Chandra X-ray Observatory

NASA, Citizen Scientists Discover Potential New Hunting Ground for Exoplanets

  Via a NASA-led citizen science project, eight people with no formal training in astrophysics helped discover what could be a fruitful new place to search for planets outside our solar system – a large disk of gas and dust encircling a star known as a circumstellar disk. A paper, published in The Astrophysical Journal… Read More ›

Giant Black Hole Kicked Out of Home Galaxy.

Astronomers have found strong evidence that a massive black hole is being ejected from its host galaxy at a speed of several million miles per hour. New observations from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory suggest that the black hole collided and merged with another black hole and received a powerful recoil kick from gravitational wave radiation…. Read More ›

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