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WorldWide Telescope

View the same images that scientists at NASA use for their research on your desktop.

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Chandra Xray

From exploding stars to black holes to clusters of galaxies, explore recent science highlights from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. This app...

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NASA News Reader - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration News App

NASA News Reader grabs the top stories from the NASA and delivers them to your iPhone/iTouch.Keep up with the latest NASA and space-related news in...

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Solar Monitor

Watch solar flares in near real-time and observe particles of solar wind before it affect Earth's environment. Solar Monitor provides the very...

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Magnetic Storms

Magnetic Storms is an app that shows in near real time the condition of the Earth's magnetic field regarding the solar particle emissions. Three...

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Spitzer

The Spitzer Gallery features images from the Spitzer Space Telescope. Spitzer is a space based infrared telescope that was launched by NASA in...

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SpaceWeather

This valuable app allows you to visualize multiple domains of space weather in the palm of your hand in near real-time. No other app provides the...

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X-ray echoes map the distance to a neutron star

Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery -- pinpointing the star's location.

By June 24, 2015

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NASA X-ray spots amazing exoplanet eclipse

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory captures the first-ever X-ray of an exoplanet passing in front of its parent star in a system that is 63 light-years from Earth.

By July 30, 2013

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NASA video illustrates 'X-ray wind' blasting from a black hole

It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.

By March 27, 2015

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Black-hole telescope gazes at the sun through X-ray eyes

An X-ray telescope designed to hunt for black holes takes a look at the sun and helps NASA deliver an intense portrait of our closest star.

By December 23, 2014

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Chandra Observatory reveals the awesome might of the black hole

One of the most powerful black holes in the observable universe has been revealed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

By January 23, 2014

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Parkes Observatory: Extraterrestrial messages or microwave noodles?

Strange signals picked up by the radio telescope pointed towards the stars in Parkes, Australia have a rather more mundane origin.

By April 12, 2015

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Slumbering black hole in Milky Way roars back to life

A black hole that hasn't been heard of since 1989 has suddenly become active again and is now the brightest object in the X-ray sky.

By June 26, 2015

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Sun looks like a psychedelic marble in new NASA image

A trippy image of the sun created from three sources hints at something that might help us unravel the mysteries of our star -- and dark matter.

By July 9, 2015

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Collision on the black hole superhighway

Astronomers have pieced together Hubble data to observe a collision between knots of matter in the jet of a supermassive black hole for the first time.

By May 29, 2015

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'Thor's Helmet' is a strikingly beautiful, messy nebula

To celebrate the release of "Age of Ultron," a type of star that will "live fast and die hard" is creating a nebula fitting for a Norse god. (Well, not really for that reason.)

By April 20, 2015