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.
11.04.09 - Evidence for a thin veil of carbon has been found on the neutron star in the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant.
10.22.09 - The most distant galaxy cluster yet has been discovered by combining data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and optical and infrared telescopes.
10.22.09 - The most distant galaxy cluster yet has been discovered -- about 10.2 billion light years away.
08.12.09 - A new study from two of NASA's Great Observatories provides fresh insight into how some stars are born.
07.23.09 - Ten years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched aboard the space shuttle Columbia and deployed into orbit.
06.23.09 - The "coming of age" of galaxies and black holes has been pinpointed thanks to new data from Chandra.
05.28.09 - NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has found a cosmic "ghost" lurking around a distant supermassive black hole.
04.16.09 - The most crowded collision of galaxy clusters has been identified by three different telescopes.
03.25.09 - Chandra examines black holes that may have a mechanism to control their growth rate.
02.26.09 - Chandra finds that ancient pulsar PSR J0108-1431 still has plenty of energy to spare.
02.10.09 - NASA's Great Observatories are celebrating the International Year of Astronomy.
01.06.09 - Two new efforts have taken a famous supernova remnant from the static to the dynamic.
12.16.08 - Astronomers have clearly seen the effects of dark energy on the most massive collapsed objects in the Universe.
10.30.08 - Scientists hunt for evidence of antimatter -- matter's arch nemesis -- left over from the very early Universe.
09.25.08 - One of the nearest supernovas in the last 25 years has been identified over a decade after it exploded.
08.27.08 - A powerful collision of galaxy clusters is seen by Chandra and Hubble.
07.16.08 - How do you weigh the biggest black holes in the universe? One answer can be found with data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.