How the Chandra X-ray Observatory fits into the modern astronomer's toolkit. Chandra is one of NASA's "Great Observatories." The Great Observatories were four missions selected by NASA to explore different types of radiation and really tackle the biggest questions in astronomy.
Category: Science & Technology
Tags: NASA Chandra Great Observatories X-ray Astrophysics Astronomy
January 24, 2008
It has been only forty years since humanity has known the existence of the strange and dynamic x-ray universe, an invisible universe of million degree gas, immense jets of radiation, exploding stars and distant quasars. Join Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek's Lt. Uhura, as she guides you on the decades long odyssey to reveal this wondrous universe with NASA's largest X-ray telescope. [6/2000] [Science] [Show ID: 3847]