The Beautiful Universe: Chandra in HD

High definition views of Chandra's exciting science

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A Tour of Lensed Quasars

Astronomers have deployed a new technique to measure the spin of five supermassive black holes.



A Tour of the Coma Cluster

Does the Gas in Galaxy Clusters Flow Like Honey? Researchers used a deep Chandra dataset to study how the hot gas in the cluster behaves.



A Tour of Mrk 1216

A galaxy that has been isolated for billions of years has been found to have more dark matter in its core than expected.


 2019-06-03  2m

A Tour of the Fornax Cluster

Scientists have found evidence that pairs of stars have been kicked out of their host galaxies.


 2019-05-28  3m

A Tour of a New Signal for a Neutron Star Collision Discovered

A bright blast of X-rays from a source in a distant galaxy has led astronomers to a fascinating discovery.


 2019-04-16  2m

A Tour of the Galactic Center Visualization

A new visualization provides viewers with an immersive, 360-degree, ultra-high-definition view of the center of our Galaxy.


 2019-03-21  2m

A Tour of the Teacup

Fancy a cup of cosmic tea? This one isn't as calming as the ones on Earth. In a galaxy hosting a structure nicknamed the "Teacup," a galactic storm is raging.


 2019-03-14  2m

A Tour of NGC 3079 Superbubbles

The galaxy NGC 3079, located about 67 million light years from Earth, contains two "superbubbles" unlike anything here on our planet.


 2019-02-28  3m

A Tour of Where is the Universe Hiding its Missing Mass?

Astronomers have used Chandra to possibly identify the location of a third of the normal matter in the Universe created in the first billion years or so after the Big Bang.


 2019-02-14  3m

A Tour of the Dark Energy Quasar Survey

Dark energy, a proposed force or energy that permeates all space and accelerates the Universe's expansion, may vary over time.


 2019-01-29  2m