The Beautiful Universe: Chandra in HD
High definition views of exciting science from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory
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In space, explosions of actual stars are a focus for scientists who hope to better understand the lifecycle of their births, lives, and deaths.
On Earth, precipitation happens when water is heated by the Sun and forms steam. Sometimes, something similar happens in galaxies.
Researchers used Chandra to look at some of the largest known galaxies lying in the middle of galaxy clusters.
Astronomers found that this intermediate-mass black hole is producing a jet that appears to be squelching the formation of stars around it.
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