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Sep 05, 2018
NASA's FOXSI mission takes its third flight to study the Sun's X-rays this monthThe third FOXSI rocket also includes a new telescope to image lower-energy 'soft' X-rays.
Jul 05, 2018
Distant star acceleration particles in space, could expose Earth to cosmic raysEta Carinae is famous for a 19th-century outburst that briefly made it the second-brightest star.
Jul 20, 2017
Massive coronal explosion on Proxima Centauri spotted by Astrosat, Chandra and HubbleHubble, Astrosat and Chnadra have simultaneously detected a massive coronal explosion on the nearest planet-hosting star 'Proxima Centauri'.
Jun 21, 2017
NASA and ASI to probe cosmic X-ray mysteries with the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry ExplorerNASA has signed an agreement with Italian Space Agency for the launch of a probe that will provide important clues about the origins of cosmic X-rays.
Apr 02, 2017
Nasa's Chandra X-Ray observatory discovers a brand new type of 'cataclysmic event'A mysterious flash of X-rays probably resulting from a "completely new type of cataclysmic event" in space has been discovered by Nasa's Chandra X-ray Observatory, a study says.
Jan 05, 2017
Nasa to launch $188 million mission to unravel the mysteries of black holes and cosmic x-raysThe The Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) will launch three space telescopes by 2020, as part of the Explorers program.
May 17, 2016
NASA deploys CubeSat to study Sun's soft X-raysNASA has deployed a bread loaf-sized Miniature X-Ray Solar Spectrometer (MinXSS) CubeSat from an airlock on the International Space Station (ISS) to study the Sun's soft x-rays that can affect our communications systems.
Oct 06, 2013
Scientists invent neutron microscope to view high-res imagesNeutron-based instruments have the ability to probe inside metal objects such as fuel cells, batteries, and engines, even when in use to learn details of their internal structure, researchers said.
Jul 06, 2012
Backscatter x-ray scanners now come to moving vansSecurity, whether within the four walls of one's house or out in the big world is a priority and most ...