NASA/CXC/Universidad Católica de Chile/F.Bauer et al.

Cosmic Blast of X-rays Inexplicably Outshines All of a Galaxy's Stars

A mysterious, sudden, and bright flash of X-rays was caught by the Chandra X-ray Observatory, with astronomers wondering if it signals a completely new type of cataclysmic event.

Published On 04/04/2017
10:18 AM EDT