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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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X-ray gifs show human joints in motion

Ever wondered what your skeleton looks like in motion? Take a look at these gifs of joints in action under X-ray.

By August 14, 2014

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X-rays reveal the intricate layers of Egyptian mummies

Mummies on display at the British Museum have been painstakingly X-rayed in high definition to reveal the layers beneath the sarcophagus.

By May 27, 2014

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Scientists capture first super-res X-rays of living cells

While lower-energy "soft" X-rays can already image living cells, the higher-energy "hard" ones that can view objects as small as a few nanometers haven't been able to -- until now.

By February 28, 2014

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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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X-rays reveal hidden details of the cosmos (pictures)

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory paints a picture of the cosmos by detecting X-rays from exploded stars, clusters of galaxies, matter around black holes, and other areas of high energy in the universe.

9 Images By July 30, 2013

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Amazon expands X-Ray actor bio feature to TV shows

Kindle Fire users will be able to instantly find out information about actors in television shows by tapping the screen during play.

By March 27, 2013

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X-rays key to spin rate of black holes (pictures)

Data from the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton and NASA's NuSTAR space telescopes is enabling astronomers to measure the rate of spin for black holes.

6 Images By February 27, 2013

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Black-hole hunter NuStar has X-ray eyes (pictures)

The space telescope will translate high-energy X-ray light into images to give NASA unprecedented views of black holes.

11 Images By June 12, 2012

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3D X-ray provides window into heart health

The high-res images could help researchers better understand the conducting tissue that triggers each heartbeat.

By April 26, 2012