Chandra X-ray Observatory

Chandra finds stellar duos banished from galaxies

Published: 28May2019

Astronomers use the term "binary" system to refer to pairs of stars orbiting around each other. These stellar pairs can consist of combinations of stars like our Sun, or more exotic and denser...

Neutron-star merger yields new puzzle for astrophysicists

Published: 18Jan2018

The afterglow from the distant neutron-star merger detected last August has continued to brighten – much to the surprise of astrophysicists studying the aftermath of the massive collision that took...