The Beautiful Universe: Chandra in HD

High definition views of Chandra's exciting science

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Tour: Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Critical for GPS, Seen in Distant Stars

What do Albert Einstein, the Global Positioning System (GPS), and a pair of stars 200,000 trillion miles from Earth have in common?


 2020-10-22  n/a

Tour: The Recipe for Powerful Quasar Jets

Scientists have studied more than 700 quasars -- rapidly growing supermassive black holes -- to isolate the factors that determine why some of these black holes launch jets and others do not.


 2020-10-14  n/a

Tour: Data Sonification: Sounds from Around the Milky Way

By turning Chandra, Hubble, and Spitzer images into sounds, a new project allows users to 'listen' to the center of the Milky Way and other objects.


 2020-09-22  n/a

Tour: NASA's Chandra Opens Treasure Trove of Cosmic Delights

Humanity has "eyes" that can detect all different types of light through telescopes around the globe and a fleet of observatories in space. From radio waves to gamma rays, this multiwavelength approach to astronomy is crucial to getting a complete understanding of objects in space.


 2020-09-02  n/a

Tour: Kepler's Supernova Remnant

A new sequence of Chandra images, taken over nearly a decade and a half, captures motion in Kepler's supernova remnant.


 2020-08-19  n/a

Tour: Black Hole Fails to Do Its Job

Astronomers have discovered what can happen when a giant black hole does not intervene in the life of a galaxy cluster.


 2020-08-03  n/a

A Tour of Cases of Black Hole Mistaken Identity

Astronomers have discovered one type of growing supermassive black hole masquerading as another.


 2020-07-15  n/a

A Tour of a New Galactic Center Adventure in Virtual Reality

By combining data from telescopes with supercomputer simulations and virtual reality (or "VR"), a new visualization allows you to experience 500 years of cosmic evolution around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.


 2020-07-02  n/a

A Tour of X-rays From a Newborn Star Hint at Our Sun's Earliest Days

By detecting an X-ray flare from a very young star using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, researchers have reset the timeline for when stars like the Sun start blasting high-energy radiation into space.


 2020-06-18  n/a

A Tour of a Black Hole Outburst Caught on Video

Astronomers have caught a black hole hurling hot material into space at close to the speed of light.


 2020-05-29  n/a