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Astronomers Struggle to Explain Mysterious X-Ray Burst - Scientific American

This annotated image from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory shows the source of the mysterious x-ray burst, as well as the burst's evolution over time (inset). The source is thought to be a small galaxy nearly 11 billion light-years from Earth. Credit ...and more »

A Strange Explosion in a Galaxy Billions of Light-Years Away Has Scientists Stumped - Futurism

While taking the deepest X-ray image of our Universe to date from NASA's Chandra Observatory, researchers detected a mysterious explosion in a galaxy about 10.7 billion light-years away. Scientists know of no astronomical phenomenon that can explain ...and more »

NASA observatory discovers mysterious cosmic explosion - The Hindu

Supernovae, or cosmic explosions, are often detected from billions of light years away. Meaning, they are a blast literally from the past. | Representational Photo: The Hindu Archives. PTI. Washington, April 01, 2017 18:09 IST. Updated: April 01, 2017 ...and more »

A Mysterious Flash From a Faraway Galaxy - New York Times

It was a spark in the night. A flash of X-rays from a galaxy hovering nearly invisibly on the edge of infinity. Astronomers say they do not know what caused it. The orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory, was in the midst of a 75-day survey of a patch of ...and more »

NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory Detects Mysterious Explosion From Galaxy 10.7 Billion Light Years Away - Tech Times

Scientists analyzing an X-ray image of the universe detected a large but unexplained explosion that occurred from a galaxy located about 10.7 billion light-years away in a region called the Chandra Deep Field-South. From Faint To Super Bright. NASA's ...and more »

Deepest X-ray Image Ever Made Contains Mysterious Explosion - Universe Today

For over sixty years, astronomers have been exploring the Universe for x-ray sources. Known to be associated with stars, clouds of super heated gas, interstellar mediums, and destructive events, the detection of cosmic x-rays is challenging work. In ...and more »

Mysterious cosmic explosion puzzles astronomers - Astronomy Now Online

A mysterious X-ray source became 1,000 times brighter over a few hours before fading dramatically in about a day. Credit: NASA/CXC/Universidad Católica de Chile/F.Bauer et al. A mysterious flash of X-rays has been discovered by NASA's Chandra X-ray ...and more »

The Cosmic Explosion That Astronomers Can't Figure Out - Observer

An image of NASA”s Chandra X-ray Observatory and Hubble Space Telescope shows a halo of hot gas surrounding spiral galaxy NGC 4631. NASA/Getty Images. In a small galaxy 10.7 billion light years away, a mysterious flash of x-rays discovered by NASA's ...and more »

Nasa's Chandra X-Ray observatory discovers a brand new type of 'cataclysmic event' - Tech2 (blog)

A mysterious flash of X-rays probably resulting from a "completely new type of cataclysmic event" in space has been discovered by Nasa's Chandra X-ray Observatory, a study says. While the scientists believe the flash of X-rays, which stemmed from a ...and more »

NASA spots "mysterious" flash in the universe - Deccan Chronicle

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has recently spotted an unexplainable and “mysterious” flash in the deepest X-ray image of the universe. It is what experts describe as a “completely new type of cataclysmic event” and is coming from a galaxy that is 10 ...and more »