08.02.12 - Researchers have observed a distinctive X-ray signal following a black hole's eruption that comes from matter on the verge of falling into it.
07.03.12 - The outbursts of V1647 Ori are giving astronomers a glimpse of the extreme childhood of a sun-like star.
03.24.11 - X-ray observations made by Suzaku provide the clearest picture to date of the size, mass and chemical content of a nearby cluster of galaxies.
12.30.09 - Studies of two supernova remnants using the Japan-U.S. Suzaku observatory have revealed high-temperature fireballs that immediately followed the explosions which have retained the imprint of temperatures 10,000 times hotter than the sun's surface.
12.10.09 - Studies of one of the galaxy's most active black-hole binaries reveal a dramatic change that will help scientists better understand how these systems expel fast-moving particle jets.
12.02.09 - Recently astronomers used the Suzaku orbiting X-ray observatory, operated jointly by NASA and the Japanese space agency, to discover the largest known reservoir of rare metals in the universe.
10.5.06 - International teams collect a startling new set of black hole observations
08.30.05 - The Suzaku HXD makes its first observation - the radio galaxy Centaurus A
08.23.05 - The Suzaku XIS makes its first observation - a supernova remnant
07.12.05 - The high-resolution X-ray Spectrometer (XRS) was launched on board the Suzaku space observatory
06.30.05 - A pioneering X-ray detector developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center will launch on board the new Astro-E2 space observatory
06.14.05 - Eight high school students from San Francisco will have an opportunity to study a classic supernova with Astro-E2.
06.01.05 - Launch windows in July and August 2005 have been set.
11.18.04 - JAXA delays Astro-E2 launch to concentrate on H2A launch
02.10.04 - Astro-E2 is on track for a launch in early 2005.
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