October 26, 2010

Brilliant X-Ray Explosion Seen in Milky Way Galaxy

Penn State Univ., Penn State University


Penn State

Astronomers in Japan, using an X-ray detector on the International Space Station, and at Penn State University, using NASA's Swift space observatory, are announcing the discovery of an object newly emitting X-rays, which previously had been hidden inside our Milky Way galaxy in the constellation Centaurus.

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TAGGED: Milky Way Galaxy, X-ray

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