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Pushing the Envelope

Posted: Mon Nov 15, 2010 10:54 pm
by chelle
Today there was in the newspaper an article about the Youngest Nearby Black Hole observed by the Chandra X-Ray telescope.

I also took a look at their other recent discoveries and came across this one: Pushing the Envelope. It made me think of a previous posts of mine: viewtopic.php?p=5547#p5547, this one is still fresh, ...
No clear explanation is yet known for the unusual nature of G327.1-1.1, including the off-center position of the pulsar wind nebula seen in the radio data and the comet-like shape of the X-ray emission.

Here is the clip of the balloon being popped:

btw look at the orange dot on the right hand side of both images isn't it funny :)