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The Telescope That Revealed the X-Ray Universe

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Some of the most exciting phenomena in space can’t be seen from Earth because our atmosphere soaks up high-energy light. That’s why NASA built Chandra, the most powerful X-ray telescope ever launched, and the observatory has helped scientists make major discoveries about high-energy events in space, including the processes surrounding the birth and death of stars!

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Image Sources:
https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/20281
https://chandra.harvard.edu/about/spacecraft.html
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:STS-93_Payload_Bay_Door_Closure_-_GPN-2000-000854.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Faring0814_03.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hubble_01.jpg
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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:XZ_Tauri_-_HL_Tauri.pn

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