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Black hole blows big bubble

Combining observations made with ESO's Very Large Telescope and NASA's Chandra X-ray telescope, astronomers have uncovered the most powerful pair of jets ever seen from a stellar black hole. This object, also ...

Jul 07, 2010 4.8 / 5 (25) 7 | with audio podcast

In Search of Antimatter Galaxies

NASA's space shuttle program is winding down. With only about half a dozen more flights, shuttle crews will put the finishing touches on the International Space Station (ISS), bringing to an end twelve years ...

Aug 17, 2009 4 / 5 (13) 8

MAGIC Telescope Finds Microquasar

The variable emission of high-energy gamma rays from a variable microquasar within our galaxy has been detected by the MAGIC (Major Atmospheric Gamma-ray Imaging Cherenkov) telescope located in the Canary Islands. ...

Jun 06, 2006 4.6 / 5 (10) 1

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