The Jake Matijevic rock that Curiosity explored for several days on Mars, is marked by red dots indicate areas where the rover shot the rock with
Astronomers using NASA’s Swift satellite recently detected a new black hole, by a rise in high-energy X-rays from a source toward the center of our
© Nick Veasey Nick Veasey uses x-ray technology to create photographic works revealing the structural anatomy of a range of subjects from small
The “Black Widow” pulsar is moving through the galaxy at a speed of almost a million kilometers per hour. A bow shock wave due to
In late March 2011, NASA’s Swift satellite alerted astronomers to intense and unusual high-energy flares from a new source in the constellation Draco. They soon
The “Dark Ages” of the universe started about 400,000 years after the big bang, after matter cooled down enough for neutral atoms to form.
When the stars are getting old, billions of years old, most of them become a supernova. It is the biggest explosion in the Universe. Supernova