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Recent Chandra Highlights

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"Russian Doll" Galaxy Clusters Reveal Information About Dark Energy

More massive clusters are simply scaled up versions of less massive ones.


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Comets in the "X"-Treme

Two comets when they were relatively close to the Earth.


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Trigger for Milky Way's Youngest Supernova Identified

Scientists have used data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the NSF's Jansky Very Large Array to determine the likely trigger for the most recent supernova in the Milky Way.


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