NASA’s black gap-searching NuSTAR mission launched in the present day

NASA's black hole-hunting NuSTAR mission launched today

The black gap-searching telescope NASA introduced final month launched from Kwajalein Atoll within the central Pacific Ocean in the present day. The $one hundred sixty five million NuSTAR mission will spend two years scouring the universe for black holes by scanning X-ray mild at greater energies than its predecessors. In line with, NuSTAR will particularly goal excessive-power areas of the universe the place “matter is falling onto black holes, in addition to the leftovers from lifeless stars after they’ve exploded in supernovas.” Head on previous the break for a video of the launch and click on via to the supply hyperlink for extra particulars and pictures.

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