Tag Archives: Black Hole

M2-class flare causes R1 radio blackouts

Sunspot AR 1513 hit Earth’s atmosphere with a pulse of X-rays and extreme ultraviolet radiation. The flare also has a coronal hole associated with it. This makes for an interesting…

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NuSTAR Black Hole Space Telescope Unfolds 33-Foot Mast in Orbit

The NuSTAR black hole telescope unfolded its giant mast in orbit on Thursday, June 21. This is one of the final steps before it begins to look into deep space….

NASA’S Spitzer Finds First Objects Burned Furiously

WASHINGTON — The faint, lumpy glow from the very first objects in the universe may have been detected with the best precision yet using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. The objects…

Small Black Hole causes 2 Million MPH wind

NASA’s Chandra Finds Fastest Wind from Stellar Mass Black Hole WASHINGTON – Astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have clocked the fastest wind yet discovered blowing off a disk around…