Often found around a star or black hole, we find out what an accretion disc is
Do things crash together or is it more serene?
Are these catastrophic explosions really as loud as they look?
What causes the vivid colours in deep space photography?
What happens when an unstoppable force meets another unstoppable force…
O, B, A, F and so on… What do they all mean?
“It’s not the kind of thing you’d want to spread on a slice of toast!”
The new study was conducted using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory
Ordinary matter, or ‘baryons’, make up all physical objects in existence, from stars to the cores of black holes
The very first particles of light came from somewhere. We find out where
One supernova explosion is enough to pack a punch, but can two go off at the same time?
The gas within the galactic structures, which were formed less then a billion years after the Big Bang, have been discovered to have a ‘swirling’ behaviour
This study revealed that unusual X-ray results of galaxy clusters could be explained by dark matter
NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has imaged the intricate and energetic features within the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A
The supermassive object was observed just 680 million years after the Big Bang
The results provide more valuable evidence in support of our current model of the universe
Fewer than ten of these double gigantic high-gravity objects were known previously
The system resides in spiral galaxy NGC 7674, which is located about 400 million light years from Earth
The system has seven planets as big as our world that orbit close to their star
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