08.22.05 - In August 1999, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory opened for business. Six years later, it continues to achieve scientific firsts.
09.22.05 - Astronomers have found compelling evidence that a supernova shock wave has produced a large amount of cosmic rays.
10.13.05 - Chandra reveals a new generation of stars spawned by a super-massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
11.02.05 - A very massive star collapsed to form a neutron star and not a black hole as anticipated, according to new results from Chandra.
12.01.05 - Scientists using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered evidence of energetic plumes.
12.29.05 - Chandra finds that the aurora borealis, or "northern lights," also dance in X-ray light.