X-ray Cosmology News






April 11, 2008
Energetic Jets from a Budding Solar System

March 24, 2008
Action Replay of Powerful Stellar Explosion

March 18, 2008
An Oxygen Factory in a Nearby Galaxy

March 2, 2008
One Weird Star Starts Acting Like Another

February 20, 2008
SN 2007on in NGC 1404: Possible Progenitor of Special Supernova Type Detected

February 6, 2008
NGC 1132: A Mysterious Elliptical Galaxy

January 30, 2008
Westerlund 2: A Stellar Sight

December 17, 2007
'Death Star' Galaxy Black Hole Fires at Neighboring Galaxy

December 11, 2007
The Whirlpool Galaxy: A Classical Beauty

December 10, 2007
Chandra Discovers a Cannonball

November 20, 2007
NGC 281: A Bustling Hub of Star Formation

October 24, 2007
Stellar Forensics with Striking Image from Chandra

October 3, 2007
Heaviest Stellar Black Hole Discovered in Nearby Galaxy

October 3, 2007
Peering into the Orion Nebula

September 25, 2007
Abell 3627 Orphan Stars Found in Long Galaxy Tail

September 17, 2007
Coronet Cluster: A Neighbor of Star Formation

August 31, 2007
Blowing Cosmic Super Bubbles

August 30, 2007
Dark Matter Mystery Deepens in Cosmic Train Wreck

August 9, 2007
Spitzer and Chandra Spy Monster Galaxy Pileup

July 26, 2007
Chandra Catches 'Piranha' Black Holes

July 25, 2007
A Star with a Mystery Partner?

June 29, 2007
Neutron Stars Join the Black Hole Jet Set

June 21, 2007
Eta Carinae: New View of Doomed Star

June 15, 2007
A Supernova's Shockwaves

May 31, 2007
Galaxy Cluster Takes It to the Extreme

May 29, 2007
New Technique for 'weighing' black holes

May 7, 2007
SN 2006gy: NASA's Chandra Sees Brightest Supernova Ever

Apr 17, 2007
Galaxy Collision Causes Role Reversal

Apr 17, 2007
Chandra Sees Remarkable Eclipse of Black Hole

Apr 17, 2007
NGC 4258: Mysterious Arms Revealed

Mar 19, 2007
Bootes Field: new Panorama Reveals More Than a Thousand Black Holes

Mar 2, 2007
Supernova 1987A: Twenty Years Since A Spectacular Explosion

Mar 2, 2007
Jupiter: Chandra Examines Jupiter During New Horizons Approach

Mar 2, 2007
A textbook supernova remnant

Feb 19, 2007
The Eagle Nebula (M16): Peering Into the Pillars Of Creation

Jan 31, 2007
A textbook supernova

Jan 11, 2007
Kepler’s Supernova Remnant: A Star’s Death Comes to Life

Jan 11, 2007
Light echo from black hole at Galactic Center

Jan 5, 2007
Black Hole Boldly Goes Where No Black Hole Has Gone Before

Jan 5, 2007
X-ray Evidence Supports Possible New Class Of Supernova

Dec 19, 2006
W3 Main: A Productive Star Formation Factory

Nov 30, 2006
Stellar Debris in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Nov 23, 2006
Cassiopeia A: Chandra Discovers Relativistic Pinball Machine

Nov 6, 2006
Monstrous Black Hole Blast in the Core of a Galaxy Cluster

Oct 6, 2006
M87: Chandra Reviews Black Hole Musical: Epic But Off-Key

Sep 28, 2006
NGC 3576: Massive Stars Revealed by Chandra

Sep 19, 2006
New Evidence Links Stellar Remains to Oldest Recorded Supernova

Aug 31, 2006
X-ray flashes and supernovae linked

Aug 22, 2006
Direct proof of the existence of dark matter in the “bullet cluster”

Jun 27, 2006
Chandra answers black hole paradox

Jun 8, 2006
Surprisingly large amounts of cold intergalactic gas found in compact galaxy groups

Jun 7, 2006
The Heat Is On in Andromeda's Center

May 15, 2006
Planetary Nebulas - Fast Winds from Dying Stars

May 4, 2006
XMM-Newton 'spare-time' provides impressive sky survey

Apr 28, 2006
Space Telescopes Probe Secrets Of Fossil Galaxy Clusters

Apr 24, 2006
Black Holes Found To Be Green By NASA's Chandra

Apr 20, 2006
XMM-Newton Catches Tumbling Pulsar

Apr 7, 2006
3C 75 in Abell 400: Black Holes Determined to be Bound

Apr 7, 2006
XMM-Newton survey shows secrets of the X-ray sky

Apr 7, 2006
Bubble, bubble: searching through the rubble of supernova remnants

Apr 5, 2006
Cannibal stars like their food hot, XMM-Newton reveals

Apr 4, 2006
X-Rays Reveal 250000 Tonnes Of Water Released By Deep Impact

Mar 24, 2006
Chandra Finds Evidence for Quasar Ignition

Mar 17, 2006
Integral catches stellar 'corpses' by the tail

Feb 23, 2006
NGC 2841: Galactic Chimneys Turn Up the Heat

Feb 23, 2006
New Map of the X-ray Sky Reveals Millions of Unseen Objects

Feb 21, 2006
Gamma Ray Flare From Distant Star Disturbs Daytime Ionosphere

Feb 20, 2006
Luminosity of black holes dimish with time

Feb 16, 2006
Galactic Center Found To Glow Unevenly

Feb 16, 2006
Puppis A: Chandra Reveals Cloud Disrupted By Supernova Shock

Jan 13, 2006
Detection of Hot Halo Gets Theory Out of Hot Water

Jan 13, 2006
Cosmic Battle Creates Milky-Way Sized Tunnel

Jan 11, 2006
Elliptical Galaxy Gallery: Black Holes Stir Up Galaxies

Jan 10, 2006
Integral identifies supernova rate for Milky Way

Jan 9, 2006
UI Researchers Discover Star Orbiting A Medium-Sized Black Hole

Jan 3, 2006
Earth Aurora: Chandra Looks Back At The Earth

Dec 21, 2005
Pulsar racing through space reveals comet-like trail

Dec 6, 2005
SN 1970G: A Supernova in Progress

Dec 6, 2005
Perseus Cluster: Chandra Proves Black Hole Influence is Far Reaching

Dec 6, 2005
ESA's Integral And XMM-Newton Missions Extended Till 2010

Nov 22, 2005
Integral reveals new class of supergiant X-ray binary stars

Nov 11, 2005
Pierre Auger Observatory nearing completion: An International Facility to Study the Highest Energy Cosmic Rays

Nov 3, 2005
Westerlund 1: Neutron Star Discovered Where a Black Hole Was Expected

Oct 19, 2005
Integral: three years of insight into the violent cosmos

Oct 14, 2005
Stars Surprisingly Form in Extreme Environment Around Milky Way's Black Hole

Oct 6, 2005
GRB 050709: 35-Year-Old Cosmic Mystery Solved in a Flash

Oct 6, 2005
NASA Space Observatories Glimpse Faint Afterglow of Nearby Stellar Explosion

Sep 23, 2005
Tycho's Remnant Provides Shocking Evidence for Cosmic Rays

Sep 16, 2005
Star eats companion

Sep 15, 2005
The Galactic Centre Region: A 4.6 Ms INTEGRAL exposure.

Sep 13, 2005
Detection of most distant gamma-ray burst.

Sep 6, 2005
First light for Suzaku.

Sep 5, 2005
Trumpler 14: Bright Young Stars Mix It Up

Sep 5, 2005
XMM-Newton probes formation of galaxy clusters

Aug 24, 2005
High-energy observations by MAGIC shortly after gamma-ray burst trigger

Aug 19, 2005
Scientists Watch Baby Black Hole Get to Work Fast

Aug 18, 2005
Supernova 1987A: Fast Forward to the Past

Aug 12, 2005
The Suzaku (former Astro E2) XRS is dead

Aug 8, 2005
Supernova won't fade away

Aug 8, 2005
Neon Abundance in Nearby Stars: Chandra Discovery Solves Solar Paradox

Aug 8, 2005
Astronomers find clue to glowing X-ray sky

Jul 21, 2005
47 Tuc W: What's Hot? Chandra Finds Long-Sought Link to Origin of Millisecond Pulsars

Jul 13, 2005
Mystery compact object producing high energy radiation

Jul 11, 2005
Astro-E2 was successfully launched on 2005 July 10

Jul 11, 2005
Scientists Measure How Deep "Deep Impact" Was, With X-rays

Jul 4, 2005
X-ray Eyes on Tempel 1 - Chandra

Jul 1, 2005
The Astro-E X-ray mission scheduled for launch July 6.

Jun 30, 2005
Saturn's Rings Sparkle with X-rays

Jun 15, 2005
Cassiopeia A in Many Colors

Jun 6, 2005
Astronomers Hot On The Trail Of Nature's Exotic Flashers

Jun 1, 2005
Orbiting Stars Flooding Space with Gravitational Waves

May 30, 2005
Saturn Mirrors X-rays From Sun

May 30, 2005
What triggers universe's most powerful explosions?

May 24, 2005
Iron Spectra from Supermassive Black Holes: Chandra Measures Iron in the Fire

May 20, 2005
Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Particles Produce Unusual Radio Flash

May 13, 2005
Banebrydende observation af himmelsk eksplosion

May 12, 2005
First-Ever Infrared Flash Challenges Notion Of Nature's Biggest Bang

May 12, 2005
Hunting down a short gamma-ray burst

May 11, 2005
Planetary Protection: X-ray Super-Flares Aid Formation of "Solar Systems"

May 2, 2005
Mira: "Wonderful" Star Reveals its Hot Nature

April 26, 2005
Hot spots on neutron stars

April 25, 2005
Cosmic Shell-Seekers Find a Beauty

April 11, 2005
X-ray vision of violence in interacting galaxy clusters

April 8, 2005
Discovery Of Giant X-Ray Loop Hints At Cosmic Particle Accelerator

April 8, 2005
Galaxy Clusters, Near And Far, Have A Lot In Common

April 7, 2005
Submillimeter Galaxies in the Chandra Deep Field-North (SMG 123616.1+621513): Era of Galaxy and Black Hole Growth Spurt Discovered

April 7, 2005
Concentrated Dark Matter At The Cores Of Fossil Galaxies

April 7, 2005
Explosions in Space May Have Initiated Ancient Extinction on Earth

April 6, 2005
Swift Mission Nabs Its First Distance Measurement To Star Explosion

March 31, 2005
X-rays Signal Presence of Elusive Intermediate-Mass Black Hole

March 31, 2005
New Image Of Earth, Seen Through Gamma-Ray Eyes

March 31, 2005
Unveiling the high energy Milky Way

March 8, 2005
Newly Seen Force May Help Gravity in Star Formation

March 4, 2005
Chandra Probes High-Voltage Auroras on Jupiter

March 4, 2005
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March 2, 2005
The Most Distant X-ray Massive Galaxy Cluster

February 28, 2005
Black Holes In A Radar Trap

February 22, 2005
Flashes in the Sky: Earth's Gamma-Ray Bursts Triggered by Lightning

February 21, 2005
Cosmic Explosion Among the Brightest in Recorded History

February 16, 2005
Weight Limits for the Biggest Black Holes

February 7, 2005
NuSTAR: Hard X-ray telescope idea up for final NASA review

February 3, 2005
Lost and Found: X-ray Telescope Locates Missing Matter

February 2, 2005
Swift Sees Pinwheel Galaxy, Satellite Fully Operational

January 28, 2005
Cluster Galaxy's Location Proves "Just Right" for Star Formation

January 28, 2005
NASA selects NuStar mission

January 21, 2005
Swift mission images the birth of a black hole

January 12, 2005
Galactic Center X-ray Binaries: Chandra Finds a Black Hole Swarm Near Milky Way Center

January 6, 2005
A Race Round a Black Hole

January 6, 2005
Swift Mission Turns On, Sees a Blast Of Bursts

January 6, 2005
MS 0735.6+7421: Most Powerful Eruption in the Universe Discovered

January 3, 2005
Stars of Wonder, Stars of Infrared and X-ray Light

January 3, 2005
Beta Ceti: Giant Star's Corona Brightens with Age

December 17, 2004
Pulsar Gives Insight on Ultra Dense Matter and Magnetic Fields

November 23, 2004
SDSSp J1306: Precocious Supermassive Black Holes Challenge Theories

November 22, 2004
The Swift gamma-ray burst mission launched

November 18, 2004
Swift launch delayed a couple of days

November 10, 2004
InFOCuS: New NASA-Japanese Telescope Images Uncharted Wavelengths

November 10, 2004
Proxima Centauri: The Nearest Star to the Sun

November 1, 2004
Swift satellite to study black hole birth and gamma-ray bursts

November 1, 2004
Spooktacular M87

October 28, 2004
Chandra's Find of Lonely Halo Raises Questions About Dark Matter

October 10, 2004
Swift gets new launch date after hurricanes

October 7, 2004
Kepler's Supernova Remnant: NASA's Great Observatories Provide a Detailed View of Kepler's Supernova Remnant

October 1, 2004
After trio of explosions, scientists say supernova is imminent.

September 29, 2004
The H.E.S.S. Telescope system, a new scout to the high-energy universe, was opened September 28, 2004

September 26, 2004

September 26, 2004
High Energy Mystery lurks at the Galactic Centre

September 24, 2004
The Mouse That Soared

September 10, 2004
Scientists Follow Doomed Matter On A Ride Around A Black Hole

September 10, 2004
Scientists Glimpse Exotic Matter In A Neutron Star

September 9, 2004
Motions of Nearby Galaxy Cluster Reveal Presence of Hidden Superstructure

August 24, 2004
Cassiopeia A: Deepest Image of Exploded Star Uncovers Bipolar Jets

August 19, 2004
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August 17, 2004
Abell 2125: Chandra Catches Early Phase of Cosmic Assembly

August 6, 2004
GRB 031203: Astronomers Identify a Substandard Gamma-Ray Burst

August 2, 2004
Swift Satellite To Catch Mysterious Bursts From Deep In Cosmos

July 29, 2004
Quintuplet Cluster: Colliding High-Speed Winds Light Up the Quintuplet Star Cluster

July 23, 2004
McNeil's Nebula: X-ray Outburst from a Young Star

July 22, 2004
ESA's high-energy observatories spot doughnut-shaped cloud with a black-hole filling

July 15, 2004
Chandra Looks Over a Cosmic Four-Leaf Clover

June 28, 2004
Hot Gas in Galactic Center: Chandra Turns Up the Heat in the Milky Way Center

June 4, 2004
Smoking Gun Found for Gamma-Ray Burst in Milky Way

June 3, 2004
Largest Census Of X-Ray Galaxy Clusters Provides New Constraints on Dark Matter

June 3, 2004
Spitzer Space Telescope Leads NASA's Great Observatories to Uncover Black Holes and Other Hidden Objects in the Distant Universe

June 3, 2004
Constellation-X will test the general theory of relativity

May 19, 2004
Chandra opens new line of investigation on dark energy

May 12, 2004
XMM-Newton detects X-ray 'solar cycle' in distant star

May 12, 2004
Giant Galaxy's Violent Past Comes Into Focus

April 6, 2004
Titan Casts Revealing Shadow on Crab Nebula

March 25, 2004
Supernova Remnant Reveals Magnesium in Abundance

March 18, 2004
ESA's Integral solves thirty-year old gamma-ray mystery

March 9, 2004
Saturn: X-rays from Saturn Pose Puzzles

March 3, 2004
Enigmatic X-ray Sources Point to Possible New Black Hole Population

February 24, 2004
Neutron star explosion seen in real-time

February 19, 2004
Giant Black Hole Rips Star Apart

February 5, 2004
Are galaxy clusters corrupting Big Bang echoes?

February 2, 2004
Star Shows It Has the Right Stuff

January 29, 2004
X-ray shout echoing through space

January 8, 2004
The Antennae: Chandra Locates Mother Lode of Planetary Ore in Colliding Galaxies

January 7, 2004
A Distant Galaxy Cluster

January 7, 2004
Too Fast, Too Furious: A Galaxy's Fatal Plunge

X-ray news from before 2004.


Version March 11, 2008