Chandra X-Ray Observatory
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The Chandra X-Ray Observatory (CXC)

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Recent Chandra Highlights

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Record-breaking Galaxy Cluster Discovered

This galaxy cluster may have been caught right after birth, a brief, but important stage of evolution never seen before.

08/30/16

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Supernova Ejected from the Pages of History

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

08/17/16

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A Black Hole Story Told by a Cosmic Blob and Bubble

A galaxy and a cloud of cool gas located about 680 million light years from Earth.

08/10/16

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