Chandra's cosmos : dark matter, black holes, and other wonders revealed by NASA's premier X-ray observatory
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Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2017].
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Book
ISBN
9781588345875, 1588345874
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266 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Published
Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2017].
Language
English
ISBN
9781588345875, 1588345874

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-254) and index.
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On July 23, 1999, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, the most powerful X-ray telescope ever built, was launched aboard the space shuttle Columbia. Since then, Chandra has given us a view of the universe that is largely hidden from telescopes sensitive only to visible light. In Chandra's Cosmos, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory's Chandra science spokesperson Wallace H. Tucker uses a series of short, connected stories to describe the telescope's exploration of the hot, high-energy face of the universe. The book is organized in three parts: "The Big," covering the cosmic web, dark energy, dark matter, and massive clusters of galaxies; "The Bad," exploring neutron stars, stellar black holes, and supermassive black holes; and "The Beautiful," discussing stars, exoplanets, and life.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Tucker, W. H. (2017). Chandra's cosmos: dark matter, black holes, and other wonders revealed by NASA's premier X-ray observatory . Smithsonian Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tucker, Wallace H.. 2017. Chandra's Cosmos: Dark Matter, Black Holes, and Other Wonders Revealed By NASA's Premier X-ray Observatory. Smithsonian Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Tucker, Wallace H.. Chandra's Cosmos: Dark Matter, Black Holes, and Other Wonders Revealed By NASA's Premier X-ray Observatory Smithsonian Books, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Tucker, Wallace H.. Chandra's Cosmos: Dark Matter, Black Holes, and Other Wonders Revealed By NASA's Premier X-ray Observatory Smithsonian Books, 2017.

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