04.07.11 - Swift, Hubble and Chandra have teamed up to study one of the most puzzling cosmic blasts ever observed.
03.29.11 - NASA has announced the selection of the 2011 Einstein Fellows who will conduct research related to NASA's Physics of the Cosmos program.
03.24.11 - Chandra's very long observation of the Tycho supernova remnant could explain how some cosmic rays are produced.
02.23.11 - Chandra has discovered the first direct evidence for a superfluid, a bizarre, friction-free state of matter, at the core of a neutron star.
01.12.11 - Using two NASA X-ray satellites, astronomers have discovered what drives the "heartbeats" from an unusual black hole system.
12.20.10 - A new study from Chandra tells scientists how often the biggest black holes have been active over the last few billion years.
11.15.10 - Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have found evidence of the youngest black hole known to exist in our cosmic neighborhood.
10.14.10 - Observations have revealed that a slowly rotating neutron star with an ordinary surface magnetic field is giving off bursts of X-rays and gamma rays.
09.14.10 - Evidence that a star has recently engulfed a companion star or a giant planet has been found using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.
08.19.10 - A galactic "super-volcano" in massive galaxy M87 is erupting and blasting gas outwards, as seen by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and NRAO's Very Large Array.
07.21.10 - This Chandra image shows the effects of a giant black hole that has been flipped around twice, causing its spin axis to point in a different direction.
06.25.10 - Dr. Harvey Tananbaum, director of the Chandra X-ray Center, has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Massey Award.
05.11.10 - Observations from Chandra and XMM-Newton have detected a vast reservoir of intergalactic gas about 400 million light years from Earth.
04.29.10 - 'Survivor" black holes may sow the seeds required for the growth of supermassive black holes in galaxies.
04.14.10 - Two new and independent studies have put Einstein's General Theory of Relativity to the test like never before.
03.03.10 - New data from Chandra implies that "average" supermassive black holes may play an important role in the evolution of the galaxies.
02.17.10 - Chandra examines the cosmic causes that push a white dwarf "over the edge."
01.04.10 - New results from Chandra suggest that a stellar remnant has been ripped apart by a massive black hole.
12.31.09 - NASA has extended a contract with the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Mass., to provide science and operational support for the Chandra X-ray Observatory, a powerful tool used to better understand the structure and evolution of the universe.
12.17.09 - A new Chandra study shows how the shape of supernova remnants is connected to the way the progenitor star exploded.