Tag Archives: X-ray

Idea for a X-ray Mirror Inspired by Scotch Tape

Scotch tape is the inspiration behind a completely new kind of x-ray mirror for telescopes. The concept was dreamed up by Maxim Markevich a NASA Scientist. “I remember looking at…


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 Cancels X-Ray Space Telescope

NASA is canceling work on the space telescope designed to find black holes through x-ray light. The decision has come from the rising cost of the project, the space agency…

NASA Preparing to Launch Its Newest X-ray Eyes

WASHINGTON — NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, is being prepared for the final journey to its launch pad on Kwajalein Atoll in the central Pacific Ocean. The mission…