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Recent Chandra Highlights

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NASA's Chandra Observatory Searches for Trigger of Nearby Supernova

The data gathered on the Jan. 21 explosion, a Type Ia supernova, allowed scientists to rule out one possible cause.

08/14/14

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NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Since its deployment on July 23, 1999, Chandra has helped revolutionize our understanding of the Universe through its unrivaled X-ray vision.

07/22/14

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Galactic Pyrotechnics On Display

Messier 106, is located about 23 million light years from Earth.

07/2/14

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