Home » Press Releases » X-rays reveal how cosmic giants meet
Bookmark and Share
ESA Science & Technology

X-rays reveal how cosmic giants meet

24 Jun 2019, 15:00 UTC
X-rays reveal how cosmic giants meet NASA/CXC (X-rays); SDSS (optical); GMRT (radio); Liyi Gu et al. 2019

According to Liyi Gu, an astronomer from RIKEN High Energy Astrophysics Laboratory in Japan and the Netherlands Institute for Space Research, who is the lead author of a paper published today in Nature Astronomy, the observations capture the unique moment when the two clusters touch each other for the very first time – something that has never been observed before.

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

astronomy_pod