NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Podcasts http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Podcasts :: Recent Discoveries from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory in an Audio/Video Format en-us no copyright cxcpub@cfa.harvard.edu (Chandra webmaster) cxcpub@cfa.harvard.edu (Chandra webmaster) Science & Technology Government clean Chandra, X-ray, Astronomy, NASA, Observatory NASA/Chandra X-ray Center The latest audio/video features from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Kim Kowal Arcand cxcpub@cfa.harvard.edu http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/graphics/SDimage_300.jpg Chandra X-ray Observatory Podcasts http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/graphics/SDimage_250.jpg http://chandra.harvard.edu/graphics/amp/amp_background.jpg http://chandra.harvard.edu/graphics/amp/amp_banner.png http://chandra.harvard.edu/graphics/amp/amp_halfbanner.png http://www.nasa.gov/276333main_logo.png http://www.nasa.gov/276334main_small_logo.png http://www.nasa.gov/276332main_half-banner.png http://www.nasa.gov/276330main_background.png http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/podcasting/ A Tour of Cyg X-3's Little Friend http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts251116.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts251116.html Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST The story of how stars are born and eventually die can be a complicated one. clean 00:02:55 A Tour of Cyg X-3's Little Friend The story of how stars are born and eventually die can be a complicated one. A Tour of NGC 5128 Flare http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts191016.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts191016.html Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EST Astronomers have found a pair of extraordinary objects that dramatically burst in X-rays. This discovery, made using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton observatory, may represent a new class of explosive events. clean 00:03:04 A Tour of NGC 5128 Flare Astronomers have found a pair of extraordinary objects that dramatically burst in X-rays. This discovery, made using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton observatory, may represent a new class of explosive events. A Tour of Chandra's Data Archives http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts181016.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts181016.html Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EST Each year, Chandra X-ray Observatory helps celebrate American Archive Month by releasing a collection of images using X-ray data that have been stored in its archive. clean 00:01:39 A Tour of Chandra's Data Archives Each year, Chandra X-ray Observatory helps celebrate American Archive Month by releasing a collection of images using X-ray data that have been stored in its archive. Is the Sun Really a Giant Pokemon? http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts111016.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts111016.html Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EST The Sun can create powerful storms capable of knocking out communication satellites and damaging electrical power systems on Earth. clean 00:02:23 Is the Sun Really a Giant Pokemon? The Sun can create powerful storms capable of knocking out communication satellites and damaging electrical power systems on Earth. A Tour of XJ1417+52 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts071016.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts071016.html Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EST First discovered in observations from Chandra and XMM-Newton over a decade ago, this object has some interesting properties. clean 00:02:44 A Tour of XJ1417+52 First discovered in observations from Chandra and XMM-Newton over a decade ago, this object has some interesting properties. Tour of Pluto http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160916.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160916.html Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:00:00 EST During the summer of 2015, scientists and the public alike were treated to a flood of images and discoveries about Pluto as the New Horizon spacecraft made an unprecedented flyby of the dwarf planet. clean 00:02:19 Tour of Pluto During the summer of 2015, scientists and the public alike were treated to a flood of images and discoveries about Pluto as the New Horizon spacecraft made an unprecedented flyby of the dwarf planet. Tour of RCW 103 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120916.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120916.html Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:00:00 EST When stars have more than about 8 times as much mass as the Sun, they end their lives in a spectacular explosion called a supernova. clean 00:03:06 Tour of RCW 103 When stars have more than about 8 times as much mass as the Sun, they end their lives in a spectacular explosion called a supernova. A Tour of CL J1001 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts310816.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts310816.html Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST Galaxy clusters are incredibly important objects in the Universe since they are the largest objects in the Universe held together by gravity. clean 00:02:19 A Tour of CL J1001 Galaxy clusters are incredibly important objects in the Universe since they are the largest objects in the Universe held together by gravity. The AstrOlympics Project: PRESSURE http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250816.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250816.html Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST In science, pressure is defined as the amount of force over a given area. This means you can have the same amount of force over two different areas and end up with different results. clean 00:04:21 The AstrOlympics Project: PRESSURE In science, pressure is defined as the amount of force over a given area. This means you can have the same amount of force over two different areas and end up with different results. The AstrOlympics Project: MASS http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240816.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240816.html Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST The range of mass in our everyday lives and what we can appreciate in sporting events like the Olympics is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg - especially once we allow our minds to consider the wonders of space clean 00:04:27 The AstrOlympics Project: MASS The range of mass in our everyday lives and what we can appreciate in sporting events like the Olympics is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg - especially once we allow our minds to consider the wonders of space The AstrOlympics: Time http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220816.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220816.html Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST Time and our ability to measure it accurately is also key for many frontiers of science, including astrophysics. clean 00:04:08 The AstrOlympics: Time Time and our ability to measure it accurately is also key for many frontiers of science, including astrophysics. A Tour of G11.2-0.3 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180816.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180816.html Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST While they may sound like very different and distinct fields, astronomy and history can intersect in very interesting and important ways. clean 00:02:19 A Tour of G11.2-0.3 While they may sound like very different and distinct fields, astronomy and history can intersect in very interesting and important ways. A Tour of IC 2497 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110816.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110816.html Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST A galaxy and a cloud of cool gas located about 680 million light years from Earth. clean 00:03:00 A Tour of IC 2497 A galaxy and a cloud of cool gas located about 680 million light years from Earth. A Tour of GJ 3253 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050816.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050816.html Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:00:00 EST A low-mass red dwarf star about 31 light years away from Earth. clean 00:02:23 A Tour of GJ 3253 A low-mass red dwarf star about 31 light years away from Earth. A Tour of GRB 140903A http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts190716.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts190716.html Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:00:00 EST Gamma-ray bursts are some of the most powerful explosions in the Universe. clean 00:03:00 A Tour of GRB 140903A Gamma-ray bursts are some of the most powerful explosions in the Universe. The AstrOlympics Project: DISTANCE http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010716.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010716.html Fri, 01 Jul 2016 12:00:00 EST Despite how large some Olympic distances may seem, they are just a tiny fraction of the lengths we see across space. clean 00:04:27 The AstrOlympics Project: DISTANCE Despite how large some Olympic distances may seem, they are just a tiny fraction of the lengths we see across space. A Tour of VLA J2130+12 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270616.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270616.html Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:00:00 EST Astronomers have found many black holes both here in our Milky Way galaxy and beyond. clean 00:03:00 A Tour of VLA J2130+12 Astronomers have found many black holes both here in our Milky Way galaxy and beyond. The AstrOlympics Project: SPEED http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230616.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230616.html Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:00:00 EST By converting speeds from common experiences into meters per second, we can use this as a reference point for exploring the enormous range of speeds around the world and across the Universe. clean 00:04:36 The AstrOlympics Project: SPEED By converting speeds from common experiences into meters per second, we can use this as a reference point for exploring the enormous range of speeds around the world and across the Universe. The AstrOlympics Project: ROTATION http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160616.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160616.html Thu, 16 Jun 2016 12:00:00 EST In the Olympic Games, athletes often need to rotate in order to compete in their sports. We also find things in space that rotate. clean 00:04:00 The AstrOlympics Project: ROTATION In the Olympic Games, athletes often need to rotate in order to compete in their sports. We also find things in space that rotate. A Tour of TW Hya http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150616.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150616.html Wed, 15 Jun 2016 12:00:00 EST One of the most exciting developments in astronomy in the last couple of decades has been the discovery and study of planets around stars other than our Sun. clean 00:02:25 A Tour of TW Hya One of the most exciting developments in astronomy in the last couple of decades has been the discovery and study of planets around stars other than our Sun. What Do Olympic Athletes and Objects in Space have in Common? http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030616.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030616.html Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:00:00 EST The AstrOlympics project explores the spectacular range of science that we can find both in the impressive feats of the Olympic Games as well as in cosmic phenomena throughout the Universe. clean 00:03:13 What Do Olympic Athletes and Objects in Space have in Common? The AstrOlympics project explores the spectacular range of science that we can find both in the impressive feats of the Olympic Games as well as in cosmic phenomena throughout the Universe. A Tour of Black Hole Seeds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020616.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020616.html Thu, 02 Jun 2016 12:00:00 EST The new results suggest that at least some of the supermassive black holes in the early Universe formed through this direct collapse method. clean 00:02:39 A Tour of Black Hole Seeds The new results suggest that at least some of the supermassive black holes in the early Universe formed through this direct collapse method. A Tour of Tycho's Supernova Remnant http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250516.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250516.html Wed, 25 May 2016 12:00:00 EST In modern times, astronomers have observed the debris field from this explosion - what is now known as Tycho's supernova remnant - with many telescopes including the Chandra X-ray Observatory. clean 00:02:33 A Tour of Tycho's Supernova Remnant In modern times, astronomers have observed the debris field from this explosion - what is now known as Tycho's supernova remnant - with many telescopes including the Chandra X-ray Observatory. A Tour of Galaxy Clusters http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts060516.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts060516.html Fri, 06 May 2016 12:00:00 EST A new study tries to tackle the questions surrounding dark energy by examining properties of X-ray emission from galaxy clusters. clean 00:02:33 A Tour of Galaxy Clusters A new study tries to tackle the questions surrounding dark energy by examining properties of X-ray emission from galaxy clusters. A Tour of Comets ISON and PanSTARRS http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210416.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210416.html Thu, 21 Apr 2016 12:00:00 EST Recently, astronomers have performed such a study using observations with Chandra of two comets, named ISON and PanSTARRS. clean 00:02:21 A Tour of Comets ISON and PanSTARRS Recently, astronomers have performed such a study using observations with Chandra of two comets, named ISON and PanSTARRS. A Tour of G1.9+0.3 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080416.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080416.html Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:00:00 EST A little more than a century ago, as seen from the Earth, a star exploded near the center of the Milky Way galaxy. clean 00:03:34 A Tour of G1.9+0.3 A little more than a century ago, as seen from the Earth, a star exploded near the center of the Milky Way galaxy. A Tour of Jupiter http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010416.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010416.html Fri, 01 Apr 2016 12:00:00 EST A new study using data from Chandra X-ray Observatory has shown that storms from the Sun are triggering auroras in X-ray light. clean 00:02:09 A Tour of Jupiter A new study using data from Chandra X-ray Observatory has shown that storms from the Sun are triggering auroras in X-ray light. A Tour of Frontier Fields http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230316.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230316.html Wed, 23 Mar 2016 12:00:00 EST Two of these Frontier Fields galaxy clusters, going by their abbreviated names, are MACS J0416 and MACS J0717. clean 00:03:04 A Tour of Frontier Fields Two of these Frontier Fields galaxy clusters, going by their abbreviated names, are MACS J0416 and MACS J0717. A Tour of B3 0727+409 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260216.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260216.html Fri, 26 Feb 2016 12:00:00 EST Astronomers have used Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a jet from a very distant supermassive black hole being illuminated by the oldest light in the Universe. clean 00:02:26 A Tour of B3 0727+409 Astronomers have used Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a jet from a very distant supermassive black hole being illuminated by the oldest light in the Universe. A Tour of Pictor A http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100216.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100216.html Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:00:00 EST The Universe produces phenomena that often surpass what science fiction can conjure. clean 00:02:34 A Tour of Pictor A The Universe produces phenomena that often surpass what science fiction can conjure. A Tour of IDCS J1426.5+3508 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120116.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120116.html Tue, 12 Jan 2016 12:00:00 EST New X-ray data from Chandra confirmed that IDCS J1426 was indeed enormous, weighing in at a whopping 500 trillion times the mass of our Sun. clean 00:02:29 A Tour of IDCS J1426.5+3508 New X-ray data from Chandra confirmed that IDCS J1426 was indeed enormous, weighing in at a whopping 500 trillion times the mass of our Sun. A Tour of NGC 5195 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110116.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110116.html Mon, 11 Jan 2016 12:00:00 EST Astronomers using Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered evidence for powerful blasts produced by a giant black hole. clean 00:02:22 A Tour of NGC 5195 Astronomers using Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered evidence for powerful blasts produced by a giant black hole. Bubbles, Bubbles, Everywhere http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts241215.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts241215.html Thu, 24 Dec 2015 12:00:00 EST Bubbles represent important physical phenomena that can be found across many scales and in many different types of objects. clean 00:03:53 Bubbles, Bubbles, Everywhere Bubbles represent important physical phenomena that can be found across many scales and in many different types of objects. A Tour of Zwicky 8338 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts221215.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts221215.html Tue, 22 Dec 2015 12:00:00 EST An extraordinary ribbon of hot gas trailing behind a galaxy like a tail has been discovered using data from Chandra X-ray Observatory. clean 00:02:19 A Tour of Zwicky 8338 An extraordinary ribbon of hot gas trailing behind a galaxy like a tail has been discovered using data from Chandra X-ray Observatory. A Tour of IC 443 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts151215.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts151215.html Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:00:00 EST The Jellyfish Nebula, lying about 5,000 light years from Earth, is the remnant of a supernova that occurred over 10,000 years ago. clean 00:02:42 A Tour of IC 443 The Jellyfish Nebula, lying about 5,000 light years from Earth, is the remnant of a supernova that occurred over 10,000 years ago. A Tour of SDSS J103842.59+484917.7 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts241115.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts241115.html Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:00:00 EST One hundred years ago this month, Albert Einstein published his theory of general relativity, one of the most important scientific achievements in the last century. clean 00:03:15 A Tour of SDSS J103842.59+484917.7 One hundred years ago this month, Albert Einstein published his theory of general relativity, one of the most important scientific achievements in the last century. A Tour of Delta Orionis http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts161115.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts161115.html Mon, 16 Nov 2015 12:00:00 EST Modern astronomers know that Delta Orionis is not simply one single star, but rather it is a complex multiple star system. clean 00:03:47 A Tour of Delta Orionis Modern astronomers know that Delta Orionis is not simply one single star, but rather it is a complex multiple star system. Space Scoop: The Teeny Tiny Planet Destroyer http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts291015.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts291015.html Thu, 29 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EST Astronomers have recently discovered evidence that a planet may have been destroyed in our very own Galaxy. clean 00:02:00 Space Scoop: The Teeny Tiny Planet Destroyer Astronomers have recently discovered evidence that a planet may have been destroyed in our very own Galaxy. A Tour of ASASSN-14li http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts231015.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts231015.html Fri, 23 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EST When something, like a star or a planet, wanders too close to a black hole, it is usually not good news for that object. clean 00:01:44 A Tour of ASASSN-14li When something, like a star or a planet, wanders too close to a black hole, it is usually not good news for that object. Light Beyond the Bulb: Bent Light in Space http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts131015.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts131015.html Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EST One of the most interesting characteristics of light is that the path that it travels can bend. clean 00:03:41 Light Beyond the Bulb: Bent Light in Space One of the most interesting characteristics of light is that the path that it travels can bend. Banking X-ray Data for the Future http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts091015.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts091015.html Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EST Chandra X-ray Observatory has collected data for over sixteen years on thousands of different objects throughout the Universe. clean 00:02:00 Banking X-ray Data for the Future Chandra X-ray Observatory has collected data for over sixteen years on thousands of different objects throughout the Universe. Tour of Phoenix Cluster http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts011015.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts011015.html Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:00:00 EST This galaxy cluster, which was found about 5.7 billion light years from Earth, shattered several important astronomical records. clean 00:02:37 Tour of Phoenix Cluster This galaxy cluster, which was found about 5.7 billion light years from Earth, shattered several important astronomical records. Tour of Sgr A* http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280915.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280915.html Mon, 28 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EST At the heart of the Milky Way galaxy, there is a supermassive black hole that has the mass equivalent of some four million Suns. clean 00:02:56 Tour of Sgr A* At the heart of the Milky Way galaxy, there is a supermassive black hole that has the mass equivalent of some four million Suns. Chandra Sketches: Highlights of Light http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240915.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240915.html Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EST Light comes in different forms. The light that we see with our eyes is just a fraction of all light. clean 00:02:23 Chandra Sketches: Highlights of Light Light comes in different forms. The light that we see with our eyes is just a fraction of all light. Chandra Sketches: Our Connection With Light http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110915.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110915.html Fri, 11 Sep 2015 12:00:00 EST We rely on light - both natural and artificial - to brighten and power our world, but also for so much more. clean 00:02:14 Chandra Sketches: Our Connection With Light We rely on light - both natural and artificial - to brighten and power our world, but also for so much more. Tour of Abell 1033 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270815.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270815.html Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EST Understanding how clusters grow is critical to tracking how the Universe itself evolves over time. clean 00:02:48 Tour of Abell 1033 Understanding how clusters grow is critical to tracking how the Universe itself evolves over time. A Tour of RGG 118 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130815.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130815.html Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EST Oxymorons are often thought of as gaffes in language, but a new black hole discovery shows they can also represent important scientific advances. clean 00:02:52 A Tour of RGG 118 Oxymorons are often thought of as gaffes in language, but a new black hole discovery shows they can also represent important scientific advances. Coloring the Universe - Part 2 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040815.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040815.html Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EST Last time, we looked at the electromagnetic spectrum. This time we'll look at how astronomical images are made. clean 00:04:04 Coloring the Universe - Part 2 Last time, we looked at the electromagnetic spectrum. This time we'll look at how astronomical images are made. Coloring the Universe - Part 1 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030815.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030815.html Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:00:00 EST An astronomer's toolkit consists of many kinds of light, across the electromagnetic spectrum. clean 00:03:24 Coloring the Universe - Part 1 An astronomer's toolkit consists of many kinds of light, across the electromagnetic spectrum. Chandra's Sweet Sixteen http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280715.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280715.html Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EST This year, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory celebrates its own "sweet 16." clean 00:04:25 Chandra's Sweet Sixteen This year, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory celebrates its own "sweet 16." A Tour of PSR B1259-63/LS 2883 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220715.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220715.html Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EST A fast-moving pulsar appears to have punched a hole in a disk of gas around its companion star and launched a fragment of the disk outward at a speed of about 4 million miles per hour. clean 00:03:10 A Tour of PSR B1259-63/LS 2883 A fast-moving pulsar appears to have punched a hole in a disk of gas around its companion star and launched a fragment of the disk outward at a speed of about 4 million miles per hour. A Tour of NGC 1333 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070715.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070715.html Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EST While fireworks only last a short time here on Earth, a bundle of cosmic sparklers in a nearby cluster of stars will be going off for a very long time. clean 00:02:17 A Tour of NGC 1333 While fireworks only last a short time here on Earth, a bundle of cosmic sparklers in a nearby cluster of stars will be going off for a very long time. A Tour of NGC 5813 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts060715.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts060715.html Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EST Galaxy groups are families of galaxies that are bound together by gravity. They are very similar to their larger cousins, galaxy clusters. clean 00:02:16 A Tour of NGC 5813 Galaxy groups are families of galaxies that are bound together by gravity. They are very similar to their larger cousins, galaxy clusters. Light Beyond the Bulb: Over and Beyond the Rainbow http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010715.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010715.html Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:00:00 EST While scientists and philosophers have tried to figure out exactly what light is for millennia, it's only been in the past several hundred years or so that we've really started to figure it out. clean 00:03:59 Light Beyond the Bulb: Over and Beyond the Rainbow While scientists and philosophers have tried to figure out exactly what light is for millennia, it's only been in the past several hundred years or so that we've really started to figure it out. A Tour of Circinus X-1 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250615.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250615.html Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:00:00 EST These rings are light echoes, similar to sound echoes that we may experience here on Earth. clean 00:02:48 A Tour of Circinus X-1 These rings are light echoes, similar to sound echoes that we may experience here on Earth. Light Beyond the Bulb: Intro to Light http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040615.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040615.html Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:00:00 EST The year 2015 has been declared to be the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies by the United Nations. clean 00:03:24 Light Beyond the Bulb: Intro to Light The year 2015 has been declared to be the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies by the United Nations. A Tour of Space-time Foam http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290515.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290515.html Fri, 29 May 2015 12:00:00 EST Since space-time foam, as it is called, is so tiny, scientists cannot observe it directly. clean 00:02:44 A Tour of Space-time Foam Since space-time foam, as it is called, is so tiny, scientists cannot observe it directly. Chandra Sketches: Chandra Explained http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180515.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180515.html Mon, 18 May 2015 12:00:00 EST Chandra does not look at light that we can see with our eyes. It detects x-rays from the Universe. clean 00:02:38 Chandra Sketches: Chandra Explained Chandra does not look at light that we can see with our eyes. It detects x-rays from the Universe. A Tour of SGR 1745-2900 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150515.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150515.html Fri, 15 May 2015 12:00:00 EST A new study reveals that the X-ray output from SGR 1745-2900 is dropping more slowly than for other magnetars, and its surface is hotter than expected. clean 00:02:56 A Tour of SGR 1745-2900 A new study reveals that the X-ray output from SGR 1745-2900 is dropping more slowly than for other magnetars, and its surface is hotter than expected. A Tour of 3 Quasars http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050515.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050515.html Tue, 05 May 2015 12:00:00 EST A group of unusual giant black holes may be consuming excessive amounts of matter, according to a new study using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. clean 00:02:35 A Tour of 3 Quasars A group of unusual giant black holes may be consuming excessive amounts of matter, according to a new study using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. Chandra Sketches: Clara's Launch http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300415.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300415.html Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EST My mom works for NASA, for a telescope that studies X-rays from space. She told me about how the telescope, called Chandra, was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle. clean 00:02:09 Chandra Sketches: Clara's Launch My mom works for NASA, for a telescope that studies X-rays from space. She told me about how the telescope, called Chandra, was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle. A Tour of NGC 6388 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220415.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220415.html Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EST Chandra's excellent X-ray vision enabled the astronomers to determine that the X-rays from NGC 6388 were not coming from a black hole at the center of the cluster. clean 00:03:04 A Tour of NGC 6388 Chandra's excellent X-ray vision enabled the astronomers to determine that the X-rays from NGC 6388 were not coming from a black hole at the center of the cluster. Space Scoop: Not Your Average Superhero http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020415.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020415.html Thu, 02 Apr 2015 12:00:00 EST A black hole is formed when a massive star is squashed into an incredibly tiny volume. clean 00:01:57 Space Scoop: Not Your Average Superhero A black hole is formed when a massive star is squashed into an incredibly tiny volume. A Tour of GK Persei http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts200315.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts200315.html Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:00:00 EST In space, explosions of actual stars are a focus for scientists who hope to better understand the lifecycle of their births, lives, and deaths. clean 00:02:43 A Tour of GK Persei In space, explosions of actual stars are a focus for scientists who hope to better understand the lifecycle of their births, lives, and deaths. Space Scoop: Weather Forecast Predicts Rain Around Black Holes http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170315.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170315.html Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:00:00 EST On Earth, precipitation happens when water is heated by the Sun and forms steam. Sometimes, something similar happens in galaxies. clean 00:01:50 Space Scoop: Weather Forecast Predicts Rain Around Black Holes On Earth, precipitation happens when water is heated by the Sun and forms steam. Sometimes, something similar happens in galaxies. A Tour of Abell 2597 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts060315.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts060315.html Fri, 06 Mar 2015 12:00:00 EST Researchers used Chandra to look at some of the largest known galaxies lying in the middle of galaxy clusters. clean 00:03:17 A Tour of Abell 2597 Researchers used Chandra to look at some of the largest known galaxies lying in the middle of galaxy clusters. A Tour of NGC 2276 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030315.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030315.html Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:00:00 EST Astronomers found that this intermediate-mass black hole is producing a jet that appears to be squelching the formation of stars around it. clean 00:02:31 A Tour of NGC 2276 Astronomers found that this intermediate-mass black hole is producing a jet that appears to be squelching the formation of stars around it. Space Scoop: Megaflares Shed Light On Our Black Hole http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260215.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260215.html Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:00:00 EST Supermassive black holes are famous for their ability to swallow anything - even light. clean 00:02:43 Space Scoop: Megaflares Shed Light On Our Black Hole Supermassive black holes are famous for their ability to swallow anything - even light. Space Scoop: The Most Attractive Stars in the Universe http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170215.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170215.html Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:00:00 EST Astronomers think magnetars may be created when some massive stars die in a supernova explosion. clean 00:02:05 Space Scoop: The Most Attractive Stars in the Universe Astronomers think magnetars may be created when some massive stars die in a supernova explosion. A Tour of G299.2-2.9 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120215.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120215.html Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:00:00 EST This new Chandra image of G299 shows a beautiful and intricate structure in the expanding remains of the shattered star. clean 00:01:36 A Tour of G299.2-2.9 This new Chandra image of G299 shows a beautiful and intricate structure in the expanding remains of the shattered star. A Tour of IYL 2015 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260115.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260115.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:00:00 EST To recognize the start of IYL, the Chandra X-ray Center is releasing a collection of images that combine data from telescopes tuned to different wavelengths of light. clean 00:02:39 A Tour of IYL 2015 To recognize the start of IYL, the Chandra X-ray Center is releasing a collection of images that combine data from telescopes tuned to different wavelengths of light. Introduction to OpenFITS http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230115.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230115.html Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:00:00 EST We would like to step through our new tutorial on creating a multiwavelength composite image of M101 using GIMP. clean 00:05:03 Introduction to OpenFITS We would like to step through our new tutorial on creating a multiwavelength composite image of M101 using GIMP. Tour of Sagittarius A* http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120115.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120115.html Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:00:00 EST Over the years, astronomers have learned many things about Sagittarius A* and it continues to surprise and intrigue scientists to this day. clean 00:03:12 Tour of Sagittarius A* Over the years, astronomers have learned many things about Sagittarius A* and it continues to surprise and intrigue scientists to this day. A Tour of il Gioiello Cluster http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070115.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070115.html Wed, 07 Jan 2015 12:00:00 EST This galaxy cluster is officially known as XDCP J0044.0-2033. Perhaps not surprisingly, astronomers decided to give a nickname to this mouthful of a cluster name. clean 00:02:37 A Tour of il Gioiello Cluster This galaxy cluster is officially known as XDCP J0044.0-2033. Perhaps not surprisingly, astronomers decided to give a nickname to this mouthful of a cluster name. Hour of Code http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050115.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050115.html Mon, 05 Jan 2015 12:00:00 EST Working with NASA and other data from exploded stars, to star-forming regions, to the area around black holes, students learn basic coding (for beginners - no experience required) and follow a video tutorial to create a real world application of science, technology and even art. clean 00:03:56 Hour of Code Working with NASA and other data from exploded stars, to star-forming regions, to the area around black holes, students learn basic coding (for beginners - no experience required) and follow a video tutorial to create a real world application of science, technology and even art. Tour of NGC 2207 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts161214.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts161214.html Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:00:00 EST When galaxies get together, there is also the chance of a spectacular light show. clean 00:02:56 Tour of NGC 2207 When galaxies get together, there is also the chance of a spectacular light show. Space Scoop: Breaking Free From a Cosmic Cocoon http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts021214.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts021214.html Tue, 02 Dec 2014 12:00:00 EST The shock wave from the supernova is absorbed by the star's outer shells of gas and dust, which escaped from the star before the explosion. clean 00:01:25 Space Scoop: Breaking Free From a Cosmic Cocoon The shock wave from the supernova is absorbed by the star's outer shells of gas and dust, which escaped from the star before the explosion. Chandra - 15 Years and Counting http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts241114.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts241114.html Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EST Celebrating 15 years of science with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory: Chandra allows scientists from around the world to obtain X-ray images of exotic environments to help understand the structure and evolution of the universe. clean 00:14:20 Chandra - 15 Years and Counting Celebrating 15 years of science with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory: Chandra allows scientists from around the world to obtain X-ray images of exotic environments to help understand the structure and evolution of the universe. Tour of Sagittarius A http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts131114.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts131114.html Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EST One of the biggest mysteries in astrophysics today is figuring out where mysterious particles called neutrinos come from. clean 00:02:34 Tour of Sagittarius A One of the biggest mysteries in astrophysics today is figuring out where mysterious particles called neutrinos come from. Space Scoop: Please Don't Stop the Music! http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts051114.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts051114.html Wed, 05 Nov 2014 12:00:00 EST Astronomers already know that the black hole at the centre of a collection of galaxies called the Perseus Cluster is powerful enough to make a very deep sound. clean 00:01:48 Space Scoop: Please Don't Stop the Music! Astronomers already know that the black hole at the centre of a collection of galaxies called the Perseus Cluster is powerful enough to make a very deep sound. A Tour of Perseus and Virgo Clusters http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts311014.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts311014.html Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EST Now researchers have direct evidence for just how that energy keeps the gas in the entire galaxy cluster so hot. clean 00:02:17 A Tour of Perseus and Virgo Clusters Now researchers have direct evidence for just how that energy keeps the gas in the entire galaxy cluster so hot. Chandra's Archives Come to Life http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts221014.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts221014.html Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EST Every year, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory looks at hundreds of objects throughout space to help expand our understanding of the Universe. clean 00:02:09 Chandra's Archives Come to Life Every year, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory looks at hundreds of objects throughout space to help expand our understanding of the Universe. A Tour of M82X-2 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts081014.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts081014.html Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EST Ultraluminous X-ray Sources, or ULXs, are unusual objects. They are rare and, as their name implies, give off enormous amounts of X-rays. clean 00:02:25 A Tour of M82X-2 Ultraluminous X-ray Sources, or ULXs, are unusual objects. They are rare and, as their name implies, give off enormous amounts of X-rays. Space Scoop: At the End of the Rainbow http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts021014.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts021014.html Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EST If we look deeper, space has a lot more to offer than what our eyes can see. clean 00:02:14 Space Scoop: At the End of the Rainbow If we look deeper, space has a lot more to offer than what our eyes can see. Tour of WASP-18 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180914.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180914.html Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EST A new study using data from Chandra X-ray Observatory has shown that a planet is making the star that it orbits act much older than it actually is. clean 00:02:38 Tour of WASP-18 A new study using data from Chandra X-ray Observatory has shown that a planet is making the star that it orbits act much older than it actually is. A Tour of Puppis A http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150914.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150914.html Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EST The destructive results of a powerful supernova explosion are seen in a delicate tapestry of X-ray light in this new image. clean 00:01:31 A Tour of Puppis A The destructive results of a powerful supernova explosion are seen in a delicate tapestry of X-ray light in this new image. Space Scoop: The Butterfly Hunter http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050914.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050914.html Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:00:00 EST Astronomers using Chandra X-ray Observatory have set out on a hunt, to look at as many planetary nebulae as they can. clean 00:02:12 Space Scoop: The Butterfly Hunter Astronomers using Chandra X-ray Observatory have set out on a hunt, to look at as many planetary nebulae as they can. A Tour of Eta Carinae http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270814.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270814.html Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EST New Chandra data are helping astronomers better understand how the two stars in Eta Carinae interact with one another through powerful winds blowing off their surfaces. clean 00:01:58 A Tour of Eta Carinae New Chandra data are helping astronomers better understand how the two stars in Eta Carinae interact with one another through powerful winds blowing off their surfaces. Space Scoop: Supernova Blast Provides Clues to Age of Binary Star System http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210814.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210814.html Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EST A new study of an X-ray binary called Circinus X-1 found that it is less than 4,600 years old. clean 00:01:51 Space Scoop: Supernova Blast Provides Clues to Age of Binary Star System A new study of an X-ray binary called Circinus X-1 found that it is less than 4,600 years old. Space Scoop: Archaeologists of the Universe http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts190814.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts190814.html Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EST This picture shows the aftermath of a collision between two huge groups of galaxies, which are called galaxy clusters. clean 00:02:06 Space Scoop: Archaeologists of the Universe This picture shows the aftermath of a collision between two huge groups of galaxies, which are called galaxy clusters. A Tour of M82 SN2014J http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150814.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150814.html Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EST Earlier this year, astronomers discovered one of the closest supernovas in decades. clean 00:03:17 A Tour of M82 SN2014J Earlier this year, astronomers discovered one of the closest supernovas in decades. Chandra X-ray Observatory Celebrates 15th Anniversary http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080814.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080814.html Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:00:00 EST To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Chandra X-ray Observatory, we have released four new images of supernova remnants. clean 00:02:24 Chandra X-ray Observatory Celebrates 15th Anniversary To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Chandra X-ray Observatory, we have released four new images of supernova remnants. Space Scoop: X-ray Vision Reveals the Insides of Stars http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250714.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250714.html Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EST Each of these four fabulous photographs shows the remains of an exploded star - called a supernova remnant. clean 00:02:28 Space Scoop: X-ray Vision Reveals the Insides of Stars Each of these four fabulous photographs shows the remains of an exploded star - called a supernova remnant. A Tour of The Big, Bad & Beautiful Universe with Chandra http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220714.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220714.html Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EST In fifteen years of operation, the Chandra X-ray Observatory has given us a view of the universe that is largely hidden from telescopes sensitive only to visible light. clean 00:01:53 A Tour of The Big, Bad & Beautiful Universe with Chandra In fifteen years of operation, the Chandra X-ray Observatory has given us a view of the universe that is largely hidden from telescopes sensitive only to visible light. A Tour of M106 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020714.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020714.html Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:00:00 EST NGC 4258, also known as Messier 106, is a spiral galaxy like the Milky Way. This galaxy is famous, however, for something that our Galaxy doesn't have - two extra spiral arms that glow in X-ray, optical, and radio light. clean 00:02:24 A Tour of M106 NGC 4258, also known as Messier 106, is a spiral galaxy like the Milky Way. This galaxy is famous, however, for something that our Galaxy doesn't have - two extra spiral arms that glow in X-ray, optical, and radio light. A Tour of Perseus http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250614.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250614.html Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:00:00 EST A team of astronomers has used Chandra X-ray Observatory and XMM-Newton to study a large group of galaxy clusters with a surprising result. clean 00:02:22 A Tour of Perseus A team of astronomers has used Chandra X-ray Observatory and XMM-Newton to study a large group of galaxy clusters with a surprising result. Space Scoop: X-rays Uncover Black Holes Dancing With Normal Stars http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170614.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170614.html Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:00:00 EST This photograph shows the flamboyant spiral galaxy called Messier 51. clean 00:02:01 Space Scoop: X-rays Uncover Black Holes Dancing With Normal Stars This photograph shows the flamboyant spiral galaxy called Messier 51. A Tour of M51 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040614.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040614.html Wed, 04 Jun 2014 12:00:00 EST Like the Milky Way, the Whirlpool is a spiral galaxy with spectacular arms of stars and dust. clean 00:02:03 A Tour of M51 Like the Milky Way, the Whirlpool is a spiral galaxy with spectacular arms of stars and dust. Space Scoop: Collecting Clues to a Cosmic Crime http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020614.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020614.html Mon, 02 Jun 2014 12:00:00 EST The galaxy is called ESO 137-001 and in reality it is hidden from our view by a thick fog of space dust. clean 00:02:24 Space Scoop: Collecting Clues to a Cosmic Crime The galaxy is called ESO 137-001 and in reality it is hidden from our view by a thick fog of space dust. Space Scoop: Galaxy Hits a Cosmic Bullseye http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130514.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130514.html Tue, 13 May 2014 12:00:00 EST The Universe is vast and largely made up of empty space, but cosmic collisions still happen pretty often. clean 00:01:40 Space Scoop: Galaxy Hits a Cosmic Bullseye The Universe is vast and largely made up of empty space, but cosmic collisions still happen pretty often. A Tour of Flame Nebula http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080514.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080514.html Thu, 08 May 2014 12:00:00 EST A new study of NGC 2024 and the Orion Nebula Cluster show stars on the outskirts of these clusters are older than those in the middle. clean 00:02:14 A Tour of Flame Nebula A new study of NGC 2024 and the Orion Nebula Cluster show stars on the outskirts of these clusters are older than those in the middle. A Tour of Astro Pro-Am http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020514.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020514.html Fri, 02 May 2014 12:00:00 EST Four images of galaxies that have been made using data from both amateur and professional telescopes. clean 00:02:54 A Tour of Astro Pro-Am Four images of galaxies that have been made using data from both amateur and professional telescopes. Space Scoop: Blowing Bubbles http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280414.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280414.html Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EST This is a gas bubble inside a previously blown bubble, or nebula, like you can see in this image. clean 00:01:46 Space Scoop: Blowing Bubbles This is a gas bubble inside a previously blown bubble, or nebula, like you can see in this image. Space Scoop: A Field Trip to Star School http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250414.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250414.html Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EST When astronomers want to study young stars, this cluster - called Cygnus OB2 - is one of the first places they look. clean 00:02:21 Space Scoop: A Field Trip to Star School When astronomers want to study young stars, this cluster - called Cygnus OB2 - is one of the first places they look. Space Scoop: Sweeping Supernovas http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160414.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160414.html Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EST This space photograph shows a supernova remnant that is sweeping up a remarkable amount of material. clean 00:02:04 Space Scoop: Sweeping Supernovas This space photograph shows a supernova remnant that is sweeping up a remarkable amount of material. Pillars of Erosion http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080414.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080414.html Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:00:00 EST Erosion is what happens when some sort of force wears down an object. clean 00:02:52 Pillars of Erosion Erosion is what happens when some sort of force wears down an object. A Tour of DEM L241 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts310314.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts310314.html Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:00:00 EST When a massive star runs out fuel, it collapses and explodes as a supernova. clean 00:02:41 A Tour of DEM L241 When a massive star runs out fuel, it collapses and explodes as a supernova. Tour of RX J1131-1231 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210314.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210314.html Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:00:00 EST Astronomers have directly measured the spin of a supermassive black hole in a quasar that is located 6 billion light years away. clean 00:02:12 Tour of RX J1131-1231 Astronomers have directly measured the spin of a supermassive black hole in a quasar that is located 6 billion light years away. Space Scoop: The Galactic Empire http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030314.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030314.html Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:00:00 EST Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is more than just a giant barred spiral containing hundreds of billions of stars. clean 00:02:01 Space Scoop: The Galactic Empire Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is more than just a giant barred spiral containing hundreds of billions of stars. Space Scoop: The Space Olympics http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270214.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270214.html Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST Most stars are like long-distance marathon runners, as they are constantly moving in space throughout their lifetimes. clean 00:01:49 Space Scoop: The Space Olympics Most stars are like long-distance marathon runners, as they are constantly moving in space throughout their lifetimes. A Tour of IGR J11014-6103 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260214.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260214.html Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST This object is a pulsar, the spinning dense core that remains after a massive star has exploded and collapsed. clean 00:02:35 A Tour of IGR J11014-6103 This object is a pulsar, the spinning dense core that remains after a massive star has exploded and collapsed. Space Scoop: Super-Sized Space Spider! http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240214.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240214.html Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST Astronomers had to combine observations made with two space telescopes to create this photo. clean 00:01:55 Space Scoop: Super-Sized Space Spider! Astronomers had to combine observations made with two space telescopes to create this photo. A New Look at an Old Friend http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120214.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120214.html Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST This galaxy, at a distance of about 12 million light years from Earth, contains a gargantuan jet blasting away from a central supermassive black hole. clean 00:03:04 A New Look at an Old Friend This galaxy, at a distance of about 12 million light years from Earth, contains a gargantuan jet blasting away from a central supermassive black hole. Space Scoop: I Can See Your Halo http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030214.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030214.html Mon, 03 Feb 2014 12:00:00 EST Light from the nearest star outside our solar system has to travel through empty black space for 4.2 years before it reaches our eyes. clean 00:02:01 Space Scoop: I Can See Your Halo Light from the nearest star outside our solar system has to travel through empty black space for 4.2 years before it reaches our eyes. Space Scoop: A Flare for the Dramatic http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270114.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270114.html Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST Magnetars are some of the most extreme objects known in the Universe. These stars were given their name because they are very strong magnets. clean 00:02:25 Space Scoop: A Flare for the Dramatic Magnetars are some of the most extreme objects known in the Universe. These stars were given their name because they are very strong magnets. Tour of AM CVn http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130114.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130114.html Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST In the middle of the twentieth century, an unusual star was spotted in the constellation of Canes Venatici. clean 00:03:21 Tour of AM CVn In the middle of the twentieth century, an unusual star was spotted in the constellation of Canes Venatici. 2013: A Year with the Chandra X-ray Observatory http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts090114.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts090114.html Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST The Chandra images included in this brief 2013 retrospective are drawn from dozens of images posted to the Chandra web site in the past year. clean 00:03:53 2013: A Year with the Chandra X-ray Observatory The Chandra images included in this brief 2013 retrospective are drawn from dozens of images posted to the Chandra web site in the past year. Space Scoop: The Big Explosion No One Saw http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts191213.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts191213.html Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST About once or twice every 100 years, a gigantic nuclear bomb detonates in our Galaxy. clean 00:02:06 Space Scoop: The Big Explosion No One Saw About once or twice every 100 years, a gigantic nuclear bomb detonates in our Galaxy. Space Scoop: Beautiful But Deadly http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts131213.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts131213.html Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST It seems that there is a twist in nature: the more beautiful something is, the more deadly it also might be. clean 00:02:03 Space Scoop: Beautiful But Deadly It seems that there is a twist in nature: the more beautiful something is, the more deadly it also might be. Space Scoop: The Mysterious Afterlife of Stellar Giants http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts101213.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts101213.html Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST Neutron stars are the ultra-dense cores left behind after a massive star reaches the end of its life and explodes. clean 00:01:59 Space Scoop: The Mysterious Afterlife of Stellar Giants Neutron stars are the ultra-dense cores left behind after a massive star reaches the end of its life and explodes. Sgr A jet in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts051213.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts051213.html Thu, 05 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST Jets of high-energy particles are found throughout the Universe on large and small scales. clean 00:02:14 Sgr A jet in 60 Seconds Jets of high-energy particles are found throughout the Universe on large and small scales. Smithsonian X 3D Explorer http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts261113.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts261113.html Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST One of the most famous objects in the sky - the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant - is now on display like never before. clean 00:02:09 Smithsonian X 3D Explorer One of the most famous objects in the sky - the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant - is now on display like never before. Space Scoop: A Study in Supernovas http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts221113.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts221113.html Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST Astronomers have to be good at solving puzzles by piecing together clues and evidence. clean 00:02:02 Space Scoop: A Study in Supernovas Astronomers have to be good at solving puzzles by piecing together clues and evidence. Space Scoop: A Colossal Cosmic Crash http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts141113.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts141113.html Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST In this picture, a galactic collision is taking place between the grand spiral galaxy and the tiny dwarf galaxy that you can see to its left. clean 00:02:07 Space Scoop: A Colossal Cosmic Crash In this picture, a galactic collision is taking place between the grand spiral galaxy and the tiny dwarf galaxy that you can see to its left. Space Scoop: Growth of the Coma Colossus http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts041113.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts041113.html Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST This picture shows the very large, very distant and very gassy Coma Cluster. clean 00:02:07 Space Scoop: Growth of the Coma Colossus This picture shows the very large, very distant and very gassy Coma Cluster. Chandra Archive 2013 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts311013.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts311013.html Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:00:00 EST The Chandra Data Archive plays a central role in the mission by enabling the astronomical community access to data collected by the observatory. clean 00:02:06 Chandra Archive 2013 in 60 Seconds The Chandra Data Archive plays a central role in the mission by enabling the astronomical community access to data collected by the observatory. Space Scoop: Did Somebody Call the Ghostbusters? http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts171013.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts171013.html Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:00:00 EST This spooky new image shows a massive star in its afterlife. You could say it's a 'ghost star'. clean 00:01:47 Space Scoop: Did Somebody Call the Ghostbusters? This spooky new image shows a massive star in its afterlife. You could say it's a 'ghost star'. Space Scoop: Circus in the Sky http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts031013.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts031013.html Thu, 03 Oct 2013 12:00:00 EST This object was first spotted in 1757, but today we are still discovering new details about it. clean 00:01:59 Space Scoop: Circus in the Sky This object was first spotted in 1757, but today we are still discovering new details about it. Seeds of Life Across the Universe http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts011013.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts011013.html Tue, 01 Oct 2013 12:00:00 EST There is also seeding taking place on a much bigger stage - a cosmic one. clean 00:03:13 Seeds of Life Across the Universe There is also seeding taking place on a much bigger stage - a cosmic one. M60-UCD1 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300913.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300913.html Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EST The galaxy, known as M60-UCD1, is located about 54 million light years from Earth. clean 00:02:53 M60-UCD1 in 60 Seconds The galaxy, known as M60-UCD1, is located about 54 million light years from Earth. Coma Cluster in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270913.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270913.html Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EST Galaxy clusters are the largest structures in the Universe held together by gravity. clean 00:01:44 Coma Cluster in 60 Seconds Galaxy clusters are the largest structures in the Universe held together by gravity. Space Scoop: Beyond the Horizon http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170913.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170913.html Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EST It took some pretty impressive technology to get these pictures, which wasn't available to our ancient ancestors. clean 00:02:03 Space Scoop: Beyond the Horizon It took some pretty impressive technology to get these pictures, which wasn't available to our ancient ancestors. Space Scoop: The Invisible Universe Exposed http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030913.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030913.html Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EST Pictures of space are often gorgeous. But one of the most exciting things about them is that, very often, they show us things that are invisible to the human eye. clean 00:02:12 Space Scoop: The Invisible Universe Exposed Pictures of space are often gorgeous. But one of the most exciting things about them is that, very often, they show us things that are invisible to the human eye. Sagittarius A* in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300813.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300813.html Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EST Scientists have long known that the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way is a particularly poor eater. clean 00:02:02 Sagittarius A* in 60 Seconds Scientists have long known that the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way is a particularly poor eater. Space Scoop: Goodness Gracious, Great Ball of Fire! http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220813.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220813.html Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EST HD 189733 is an enormous gas giant, over 100 times bigger than Earth. clean 00:02:40 Space Scoop: Goodness Gracious, Great Ball of Fire! HD 189733 is an enormous gas giant, over 100 times bigger than Earth. NGC 1232 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160813.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160813.html Fri, 16 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EST The hot gas cloud is likely caused by a collision between a dwarf galaxy and a much larger galaxy called NGC 1232. clean 00:01:47 NGC 1232 in 60 Seconds The hot gas cloud is likely caused by a collision between a dwarf galaxy and a much larger galaxy called NGC 1232. HD 189733 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290713.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290713.html Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:00:00 EST NASA's Chandra Sees Eclipsing Planet in X-rays for First Time clean 00:02:37 HD 189733 in 60 Seconds NASA's Chandra Sees Eclipsing Planet in X-rays for First Time NGC 2392 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110713.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110713.html Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:00:00 EST Stars like the Sun can become remarkably photogenic at the end of their life. clean 00:02:57 NGC 2392 in 60 Seconds Stars like the Sun can become remarkably photogenic at the end of their life. G1.9+0.3 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270613.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270613.html Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:00:00 EST Astronomers estimate that a star explodes as a supernova in our Galaxy, on average, about twice per century. clean 00:02:37 G1.9+0.3 in 60 Seconds Astronomers estimate that a star explodes as a supernova in our Galaxy, on average, about twice per century. M31 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180613.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180613.html Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:00:00 EST Many consider Andromeda, also known as Messier 31, to be a sister galaxy to our own Milky Way. clean 00:02:27 M31 in 60 Seconds Many consider Andromeda, also known as Messier 31, to be a sister galaxy to our own Milky Way. The Flow of Electric Charge http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts2830513.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts2830513.html Tue, 28 May 2013 12:00:00 EST While most of us use electricity every day without thinking about it, maybe take a moment to look around. clean 00:04:11 The Flow of Electric Charge While most of us use electricity every day without thinking about it, maybe take a moment to look around. SGR 0418+5729 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230513.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230513.html Thu, 23 May 2013 12:00:00 EST A magnetar is a type of neutron star that occasionally generates bursts of X-rays. clean 00:02:10 SGR 0418+5729 in 60 Seconds A magnetar is a type of neutron star that occasionally generates bursts of X-rays. 4C+29.30 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150513.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150513.html Wed, 15 May 2013 12:00:00 EST Astronomers think that just about every galaxy contains a giant, or supermassive, black hole at their center. clean 00:02:18 4C+29.30 in 60 Seconds Astronomers think that just about every galaxy contains a giant, or supermassive, black hole at their center. Heaven and Earth http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts140513.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts140513.html Tue, 14 May 2013 12:00:00 EST There are patterns of beauty across our Earth and throughout the Universe. clean 00:02:48 Heaven and Earth There are patterns of beauty across our Earth and throughout the Universe. STOP for Science: That's Fast http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010513.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010513.html Wed, 01 May 2013 12:00:00 EST Most of us have heard the story of the tortoise and the hare. The tortoise is slow and the hare is fast. But what exactly does this mean? clean 00:02:59 STOP for Science: That's Fast Most of us have heard the story of the tortoise and the hare. The tortoise is slow and the hare is fast. But what exactly does this mean? NGC 6240 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300413.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300413.html Tue, 30 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EST Two large galaxies are colliding and scientists have used Chandra to make a detailed study of an enormous cloud of hot gas that surrounds them. clean 00:02:49 NGC 6240 in 60 Seconds Two large galaxies are colliding and scientists have used Chandra to make a detailed study of an enormous cloud of hot gas that surrounds them. SN1006 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220413.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220413.html Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EST The new Chandra data provide new details about SN 1006. clean 00:02:27 SN1006 in 60 Seconds The new Chandra data provide new details about SN 1006. Shadows: Light That Does Not Pass http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170413.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170413.html Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EST Shadows occur on other planets as well. One excellent place to look for shadows in our Solar System is the planet Jupiter. clean 00:04:10 Shadows: Light That Does Not Pass Shadows occur on other planets as well. One excellent place to look for shadows in our Solar System is the planet Jupiter. The Shape of Speed http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110413.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110413.html Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EST Bow waves are not just found in duck ponds. Rather they can be anywhere in water, air, or even space where an object is moving quickly enough. clean 00:03:21 The Shape of Speed Bow waves are not just found in duck ponds. Rather they can be anywhere in water, air, or even space where an object is moving quickly enough. NGC 602 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030413.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030413.html Wed, 03 Apr 2013 12:00:00 EST The Small Magellanic Cloud - also known as the SMC - is one of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way. clean 00:02:03 NGC 602 in 60 Seconds The Small Magellanic Cloud - also known as the SMC - is one of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way. STOP for Science: When Stars Go Boom http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270313.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270313.html Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:00:00 EST Our Sun is a star. In fact, it is the closest star we'll ever see. The Sun is about 5 billion years old and will live for about 5 billion more. But not all stars live this long. clean 00:04:19 STOP for Science: When Stars Go Boom Our Sun is a star. In fact, it is the closest star we'll ever see. The Sun is about 5 billion years old and will live for about 5 billion more. But not all stars live this long. Kepler Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts200313.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts200313.html Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:00:00 EST Over 400 years ago, Johannes Kepler and many others witnessed the appearance of a new "star" in the sky. clean 00:02:08 Kepler Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds Over 400 years ago, Johannes Kepler and many others witnessed the appearance of a new "star" in the sky. Space Scoop: The Star That Lived Two Lives http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160713.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160713.html Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:00:00 EST In 1604, a new star appeared in the night sky. It shone brighter than all the other stars, and for three weeks, it was even visible during the day! clean 00:02:28 Space Scoop: The Star That Lived Two Lives In 1604, a new star appeared in the night sky. It shone brighter than all the other stars, and for three weeks, it was even visible during the day! 47 Tucanae in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070313.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070313.html Thu, 07 Mar 2013 12:00:00 EST Neutron stars are the ultra-dense cores that are often left behind after massive stars run out of fuel and collapse. clean 00:01:53 47 Tucanae in 60 Seconds Neutron stars are the ultra-dense cores that are often left behind after massive stars run out of fuel and collapse. Learn About Stars http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210213.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210213.html Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST Stars appear to be permanent fixtures of the night sky. However, stars are like people. They are born, live a lifetime, and ultimately die. clean 00:01:31 Learn About Stars Stars appear to be permanent fixtures of the night sky. However, stars are like people. They are born, live a lifetime, and ultimately die. W49B in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts140213.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts140213.html Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST The supernova remnant known as W49B is, let's say, a bit unorthodox looking. Many supernova remnants appear rather spherical in shape. clean 00:01:55 W49B in 60 Seconds The supernova remnant known as W49B is, let's say, a bit unorthodox looking. Many supernova remnants appear rather spherical in shape. Learn About Solar System http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070213.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070213.html Thu, 07 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST One star, eight planets, and a myriad of moons, comets and asteroids. This is the Earth's local neighborhood, known as the Solar System. clean 00:01:31 Learn About Solar System One star, eight planets, and a myriad of moons, comets and asteroids. This is the Earth's local neighborhood, known as the Solar System. Ice Core Records: From Volcanoes to Supernovas (Part II) http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040213.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040213.html Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST While astronomers know that Cassiopeia A, or Cas A for short, is the aftermath of a massive star that exploded, it is unclear exactly when the explosion took place. clean 00:06:50 Ice Core Records: From Volcanoes to Supernovas (Part II) While astronomers know that Cassiopeia A, or Cas A for short, is the aftermath of a massive star that exploded, it is unclear exactly when the explosion took place. DEM L50 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010213.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010213.html Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST DEM L50 is what astronomers call a superbubble. These objects are found in regions where massive stars have formed, raced through their evolution, and exploded as supernovas. clean 00:01:32 DEM L50 in 60 Seconds DEM L50 is what astronomers call a superbubble. These objects are found in regions where massive stars have formed, raced through their evolution, and exploded as supernovas. Chandra Images in 2012 http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080113.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080113.html Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:00:00 EST The Chandra images included in this short 2012 retrospective are drawn from dozens of images posted on our website (from among hundreds taken) in the past year to show the breadth and depth of research done using Chandra. clean 00:01:07 Chandra Images in 2012 The Chandra images included in this short 2012 retrospective are drawn from dozens of images posted on our website (from among hundreds taken) in the past year to show the breadth and depth of research done using Chandra. Vela Pulsar in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070113.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070113.html Mon, 07 Jan 2013 12:00:00 EST Unlike with some Hollywood films, a sequel of a movie from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is better than the first. clean 00:01:51 Vela Pulsar in 60 Seconds Unlike with some Hollywood films, a sequel of a movie from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is better than the first. Learn About Supernovas http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030113.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030113.html Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:00:00 EST Supernovas are some of the most dramatic events in the cosmos. These titanic events send shockwaves rumbling through space and create giant bubbles of gas that have been superheated to millions of degrees. clean 00:01:31 Learn About Supernovas Supernovas are some of the most dramatic events in the cosmos. These titanic events send shockwaves rumbling through space and create giant bubbles of gas that have been superheated to millions of degrees. Learn About Black Holes http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts271212.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts271212.html Thu, 27 Dec 2012 12:00:00 EST If a star has three times or more the mass of the sun and collapses, it can form a black hole. clean 00:01:31 Learn About Black Holes If a star has three times or more the mass of the sun and collapses, it can form a black hole. A Bend in the Road http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts201212.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts201212.html Thu, 20 Dec 2012 12:00:00 EST There are many things around us that bend. Straws bend. Rivers bend. But did you know that light also bends? clean 00:03:30 A Bend in the Road There are many things around us that bend. Straws bend. Rivers bend. But did you know that light also bends? PKS 0745 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts181212.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts181212.html Tue, 18 Dec 2012 12:00:00 EST Some of the biggest black holes in the Universe may actually be even bigger than previously thought. clean 00:01:34 PKS 0745 in 60 Seconds Some of the biggest black holes in the Universe may actually be even bigger than previously thought. NGC 3627 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts131212.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts131212.html Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:00:00 EST The spiral galaxy NGC 3627 is located about 30 million light years from Earth. Astronomers recently completed a survey of galaxies to look for supermassive black holes. clean 00:01:27 NGC 3627 in 60 Seconds The spiral galaxy NGC 3627 is located about 30 million light years from Earth. Astronomers recently completed a survey of galaxies to look for supermassive black holes. NGC 922 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts061212.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts061212.html Thu, 06 Dec 2012 12:00:00 EST By comparing NGC 922 to galaxies with different mixtures of elements, astronomers hope to master the ideal recipe for what it takes to make these large black holes. clean 00:01:50 NGC 922 in 60 Seconds By comparing NGC 922 to galaxies with different mixtures of elements, astronomers hope to master the ideal recipe for what it takes to make these large black holes. When Atoms Collide http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts031212.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts031212.html Mon, 03 Dec 2012 12:00:00 EST Where can we observe light emitted by atoms? The answer: Here, there, and everywhere. clean 00:03:45 When Atoms Collide Where can we observe light emitted by atoms? The answer: Here, there, and everywhere. GB 1428+4217 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts291112.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts291112.html Thu, 29 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST The most distant jet in X-ray light has been discovered using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. clean 00:01:43 GB 1428+4217 in 60 Seconds The most distant jet in X-ray light has been discovered using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. Abell 30 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts191112.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts191112.html Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST A planetary nebula is formed in the late stage of the evolution of a sun-like star, after it expands to become a red giant. clean 00:01:46 Abell 30 in 60 Seconds A planetary nebula is formed in the late stage of the evolution of a sun-like star, after it expands to become a red giant. Cygnus OB2 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts151112.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts151112.html Thu, 15 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST The Milky Way and other galaxies in the universe are home to many star clusters and associations that each contain hundreds to thousands of hot, massive, young stars. clean 00:01:53 Cygnus OB2 in 60 Seconds The Milky Way and other galaxies in the universe are home to many star clusters and associations that each contain hundreds to thousands of hot, massive, young stars. Spirals in Nature http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts071112.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts071112.html Wed, 07 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST Looking at a hurricane from this point of view, we can see that the storm is, in fact, a giant spiral shape. clean 00:04:15 Spirals in Nature Looking at a hurricane from this point of view, we can see that the storm is, in fact, a giant spiral shape. Learn About the Milky Way http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts011112.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts011112.html Thu, 01 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST The word galaxy comes from the Greek word meaning "milky circle" or the more familiar Milky Way. clean 00:01:31 Learn About the Milky Way The word galaxy comes from the Greek word meaning "milky circle" or the more familiar Milky Way. NGC 4178 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts251012.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts251012.html Thu, 25 Oct 2012 12:00:00 EST A supermassive black hole with one of the lowest masses ever observed has been spotted in the middle of a galaxy, using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and several other observatories. clean 00:01:47 NGC 4178 in 60 Seconds A supermassive black hole with one of the lowest masses ever observed has been spotted in the middle of a galaxy, using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and several other observatories. Planetary Nebula Survey http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts101012.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts101012.html Wed, 10 Oct 2012 12:00:00 EST A planetary nebula is a phase of stellar evolution that the sun should experience several billion years from now, when it expands to become a red giant. clean 00:01:41 Planetary Nebula Survey A planetary nebula is a phase of stellar evolution that the sun should experience several billion years from now, when it expands to become a red giant. WIND - Here, There and Everywhere http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260912.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260912.html Wed, 26 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EST Wind is an excellent example of a phenomenon that happens here, there, and everywhere. clean 00:03:10 WIND - Here, There and Everywhere Wind is an excellent example of a phenomenon that happens here, there, and everywhere. Kepler's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120912.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120912.html Wed, 12 Sep 2012 12:00:00 EST This image of Kepler's supernova remnant shows the expanding ball of debris from a supernova explosion in our galaxy. clean 00:01:24 Kepler's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds This image of Kepler's supernova remnant shows the expanding ball of debris from a supernova explosion in our galaxy. NGC 1929 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300812.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300812.html Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EST The star cluster known as NGC 1929 is embedded in a cloud of gas and dust, which astronomers call the N44 nebula. clean 00:01:46 NGC 1929 in 60 Seconds The star cluster known as NGC 1929 is embedded in a cloud of gas and dust, which astronomers call the N44 nebula. Short Trailer for Here, There and Everywhere Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EST This short video introduces the Here, There and Everywhere project with snippets of the universal topics being explored. clean 00:01:25 Short Trailer for Here, There and Everywhere This short video introduces the Here, There and Everywhere project with snippets of the universal topics being explored. Phoenix Cluster in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150812.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150812.html Wed, 15 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EST Astronomers have found an extraordinary galaxy cluster -- one of the largest objects in the Universe -- that is breaking several important cosmic records. clean 00:02:00 Phoenix Cluster in 60 Seconds Astronomers have found an extraordinary galaxy cluster -- one of the largest objects in the Universe -- that is breaking several important cosmic records. SN 1957D in M83 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300712.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300712.html Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:00:00 EST Over fifty years ago, a supernova was discovered in M83, a spiral galaxy about 15 million light years from Earth. clean 00:01:13 SN 1957D in M83 in 60 Seconds Over fifty years ago, a supernova was discovered in M83, a spiral galaxy about 15 million light years from Earth. IGR J11014-6103 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280612.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280612.html Thu, 28 Jun 2012 12:00:00 EST A pulsar found racing away from a supernova remnant about 30,000 light years from Earth. clean 00:01:08 IGR J11014-6103 in 60 Seconds A pulsar found racing away from a supernova remnant about 30,000 light years from Earth. NGC 4342 and NGC 4291 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130612.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130612.html Wed, 13 Jun 2012 12:00:00 EST Astronomers think that just about every galaxy has a giant black hole at its center. clean 00:01:38 NGC 4342 and NGC 4291 in 60 Seconds Astronomers think that just about every galaxy has a giant black hole at its center. CID-42 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040612.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040612.html Mon, 04 Jun 2012 12:00:00 EST At the center of a galaxy some 4 billion light years from Earth, something extraordinary is happening. This galaxy, known as CID-42, contains a giant black hole. clean 00:01:45 CID-42 in 60 Seconds At the center of a galaxy some 4 billion light years from Earth, something extraordinary is happening. This galaxy, known as CID-42, contains a giant black hole. SN 2010jl in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170512.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170512.html Thu, 17 May 2012 12:00:00 EST Why are some supernovas much more powerful than others? Astronomers are still trying to figure that out, but one new discovery may help answer the question. clean 00:01:43 SN 2010jl in 60 Seconds Why are some supernovas much more powerful than others? Astronomers are still trying to figure that out, but one new discovery may help answer the question. M83 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020512.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020512.html Wed, 02 May 2012 12:00:00 EST Since the 1980s, astronomers have known about a mysterious class of objects that they call "ultraluminous X-ray sources," or ULXs. clean 00:01:46 M83 in 60 Seconds Since the 1980s, astronomers have known about a mysterious class of objects that they call "ultraluminous X-ray sources," or ULXs. Musket Ball Cluster in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160412.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160412.html Mon, 16 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EST Using a combination of powerful observatories in space and on the ground, astronomers have discovered a violent collision between two galaxy clusters. clean 00:02:03 Musket Ball Cluster in 60 Seconds Using a combination of powerful observatories in space and on the ground, astronomers have discovered a violent collision between two galaxy clusters. Stop for Science: Listening to Light http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110412.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110412.html Wed, 11 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EST When we look up on a dark night, we see a sky filled with stars. The light from a star, like the light from a flashlight or a lightning bug, is one form of electromagnetic radiation. clean 00:04:35 Stop for Science: Listening to Light When we look up on a dark night, we see a sky filled with stars. The light from a star, like the light from a flashlight or a lightning bug, is one form of electromagnetic radiation. Cassiopeia A in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030412.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030412.html Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:00:00 EST Over three hundred years ago, a very large star ran out of fuel and collapsed. This event created an explosion, known as a supernova, which then produced an expanding field of debris. clean 00:01:43 Cassiopeia A in 60 Seconds Over three hundred years ago, a very large star ran out of fuel and collapsed. This event created an explosion, known as a supernova, which then produced an expanding field of debris. A Tour of 3C 186: An Interview with Dr. Aneta Siemiginowska http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230312.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230312.html Fri, 23 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EST A galaxy cluster containing a structure never previously seen so far from Earth has been observed by Chandra X-ray Observatory. clean 00:04:11 A Tour of 3C 186: An Interview with Dr. Aneta Siemiginowska A galaxy cluster containing a structure never previously seen so far from Earth has been observed by Chandra X-ray Observatory. Abell 383 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts140312.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts140312.html Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:00:00 EST Dark matter is mysterious. We know that it is invisible material that does not emit or absorb any type of light, but we can detect it through the gravitational effects it has on material we can see. clean 00:01:41 Abell 383 in 60 Seconds Dark matter is mysterious. We know that it is invisible material that does not emit or absorb any type of light, but we can detect it through the gravitational effects it has on material we can see. Sgr A* in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts090212.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts090212.html Thu, 09 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST Over several years, astronomers have noticed flares in X-ray light from the black hole at the center of the Milky Way. clean 00:01:58 Sgr A* in 60 Seconds Over several years, astronomers have noticed flares in X-ray light from the black hole at the center of the Milky Way. G350.1-0.3 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010212.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010212.html Wed, 01 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST G350.1+0.3 is a young and exceptionally bright supernova remnant located nearly 15,000 light years from Earth toward the center of the Milky Way. clean 00:01:41 G350.1-0.3 in 60 Seconds G350.1+0.3 is a young and exceptionally bright supernova remnant located nearly 15,000 light years from Earth toward the center of the Milky Way. Ice Core Records: From Volcanoes to Supernovas http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270112.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270112.html Fri, 27 Jan 2012 12:00:00 EST Researchers have been traveling for decades to some of the coldest places on the planet to uncover some of the secrets from space that have been left behind on Earth. clean 00:08:02 Ice Core Records: From Volcanoes to Supernovas Researchers have been traveling for decades to some of the coldest places on the planet to uncover some of the secrets from space that have been left behind on Earth. El Gordo (ACT J0102-4915) in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110112.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110112.html Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:00:00 EST Astronomers using the Chandra X-ray Observatory and ground-based optical telescopes have discovered an extraordinary galaxy cluster some 7.2 billion light years from Earth. clean 00:01:49 El Gordo (ACT J0102-4915) in 60 Seconds Astronomers using the Chandra X-ray Observatory and ground-based optical telescopes have discovered an extraordinary galaxy cluster some 7.2 billion light years from Earth. SXP 1062 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts211211.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts211211.html Wed, 21 Dec 2011 12:00:00 EST The Milky Way galaxy has several small satellite galaxies very close to it. One of them is called the Small Magellanic Cloud. clean 00:01:54 SXP 1062 in 60 Seconds The Milky Way galaxy has several small satellite galaxies very close to it. One of them is called the Small Magellanic Cloud. Abell 2052 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts141211.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts141211.html Wed, 14 Dec 2011 12:00:00 EST The galaxy cluster Abell 2052 is found some 480 million light years from Earth. At the center of Abell 2052 is a giant elliptical galaxy, and within that is a supermassive black hole. clean 00:01:55 Abell 2052 in 60 Seconds The galaxy cluster Abell 2052 is found some 480 million light years from Earth. At the center of Abell 2052 is a giant elliptical galaxy, and within that is a supermassive black hole. Tarantula Nebula in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts091211.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts091211.html Fri, 09 Dec 2011 12:00:00 EST 30 Doradus is a place where stars are born literally. This region, which is also known as the Tarantula Nebula, is located about 160,000 light years from Earth. clean 00:01:41 Tarantula Nebula in 60 Seconds 30 Doradus is a place where stars are born literally. This region, which is also known as the Tarantula Nebula, is located about 160,000 light years from Earth. Cygnus X-1 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts181111.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts181111.html Fri, 18 Nov 2011 12:00:00 EST Over three decades ago, Stephen Hawking placed, and eventually lost, a bet against the existence of a black hole in Cygnus X-1. clean 00:01:37 Cygnus X-1 in 60 Seconds Over three decades ago, Stephen Hawking placed, and eventually lost, a bet against the existence of a black hole in Cygnus X-1. RCW 86 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts021111.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts021111.html Wed, 02 Nov 2011 12:00:00 EST In 185 A.D., Chinese astronomers noted a "guest star" that mysteriously appeared in the sky and stayed for about 8 months. clean 00:01:55 RCW 86 in 60 Seconds In 185 A.D., Chinese astronomers noted a "guest star" that mysteriously appeared in the sky and stayed for about 8 months. CID 1711 and CID 3083 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts261011.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts261011.html Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EST Astronomers have recently completed a large survey of the sky using some of the powerful telescopes both on the ground and in space. clean 00:01:48 CID 1711 and CID 3083 in 60 Seconds Astronomers have recently completed a large survey of the sky using some of the powerful telescopes both on the ground and in space. G299.2-2.9 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts131011.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts131011.html Thu, 13 Oct 2011 12:00:00 EST G299.2-2.9 is an intriguing supernova remnant found about 16,000 light years away in the Milky Way galaxy. clean 00:01:48 G299.2-2.9 in 60 Seconds G299.2-2.9 is an intriguing supernova remnant found about 16,000 light years away in the Milky Way galaxy. NGC 281 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300911.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300911.html Fri, 30 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EST High-mass stars are important because they are responsible for much of the energy pumped into a galaxy over its lifetime. clean 00:02:10 NGC 281 in 60 Seconds High-mass stars are important because they are responsible for much of the energy pumped into a galaxy over its lifetime. CoRoT-2A in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130911.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130911.html Tue, 13 Sep 2011 12:00:00 EST In recent years, astronomers have found hundreds of planets orbiting stars other than our Sun. clean 00:01:42 CoRoT-2A in 60 Seconds In recent years, astronomers have found hundreds of planets orbiting stars other than our Sun. NGC 3393 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts310811.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts310811.html Wed, 31 Aug 2011 12:00:00 EST Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered the first pair of supermassive black holes in a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way. clean 00:01:44 NGC 3393 in 60 Seconds Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered the first pair of supermassive black holes in a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way. VV 340 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110811.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110811.html Thu, 11 Aug 2011 12:00:00 EST VV 340, also known as Arp 302, is a textbook example of colliding galaxies seen in the very early stages of their interaction. clean 00:01:27 VV 340 in 60 Seconds VV 340, also known as Arp 302, is a textbook example of colliding galaxies seen in the very early stages of their interaction. A Tour of the Crab http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020811.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020811.html Tue, 02 Aug 2011 12:00:00 EST The Crab Nebula is one of the brightest sources of high-energy radiation in the sky. clean 00:02:56 A Tour of the Crab The Crab Nebula is one of the brightest sources of high-energy radiation in the sky. NGC 3115 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270711.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts270711.html Wed, 27 Jul 2011 12:00:00 EST This is NGC 3115, a galaxy located about 32 million light years from Earth. This composite image contains X-rays from Chandra as well as optical data from the Very Large Telescope. clean 00:01:37 NGC 3115 in 60 Seconds This is NGC 3115, a galaxy located about 32 million light years from Earth. This composite image contains X-rays from Chandra as well as optical data from the Very Large Telescope. PSR J0357+3205 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130711.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts130711.html Wed, 13 Jul 2011 12:00:00 EST A spinning neutron star is tied to a mysterious tail, or is it? Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have found a long, X-ray bright tail streaming away from the pulsar known as PSR J0357. clean 00:01:45 PSR J0357+3205 in 60 Seconds A spinning neutron star is tied to a mysterious tail, or is it? Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have found a long, X-ray bright tail streaming away from the pulsar known as PSR J0357. Abell 2744 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230611.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230611.html Thu, 23 Jun 2011 12:00:00 EST One of the most complicated and dramatic collisions ever seen between galaxy clusters is captured in this new composite image. clean 00:01:52 Abell 2744 in 60 Seconds One of the most complicated and dramatic collisions ever seen between galaxy clusters is captured in this new composite image. Carina Nebula in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240511.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240511.html Tue, 24 May 2011 12:00:00 EST Located in the Sagittarius-Carina arm of the Milky Way a mere 7,500 light years from Earth, the Carina Nebula is one of the best places to study how massive stars live and die. clean 00:01:32 Carina Nebula in 60 Seconds Located in the Sagittarius-Carina arm of the Milky Way a mere 7,500 light years from Earth, the Carina Nebula is one of the best places to study how massive stars live and die. Tycho's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290411.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290411.html Fri, 29 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EST New research using Chandra data of the Tycho supernova remnant provides astronomers with clues to what triggered the original supernova explosion. clean 00:01:51 Tycho's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds New research using Chandra data of the Tycho supernova remnant provides astronomers with clues to what triggered the original supernova explosion. Massive Stars in the Milky Way in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts190411.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts190411.html Tue, 19 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EST Like looking for Easter eggs in a lawn of long grass, the hunt for the Milky Way's most massive stars takes persistence and sharp eyes and powerful telescopes that can see different types of light. clean 00:01:49 Massive Stars in the Milky Way in 60 Seconds Like looking for Easter eggs in a lawn of long grass, the hunt for the Milky Way's most massive stars takes persistence and sharp eyes and powerful telescopes that can see different types of light. Tycho in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240311.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240311.html Thu, 24 Mar 2011 12:00:00 EST Over four hundred years ago, the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe studied the explosion of a star that later became known as Tycho's supernova. clean 00:01:32 Tycho in 60 Seconds Over four hundred years ago, the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe studied the explosion of a star that later became known as Tycho's supernova. Cassiopeia A in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230211.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230211.html Wed, 23 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST A new discovery from a famous exploded star has provided the first evidence for a bizarre state of matter in its core. clean 00:01:55 Cassiopeia A in 60 Seconds A new discovery from a famous exploded star has provided the first evidence for a bizarre state of matter in its core. Arp 147 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts090211.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts090211.html Wed, 09 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST This image shows Arp 147, a pair of interacting galaxies some 430 million light years from Earth. clean 00:01:41 Arp 147 in 60 Seconds This image shows Arp 147, a pair of interacting galaxies some 430 million light years from Earth. GRS 1915+105 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290111.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290111.html Sat, 29 Jan 2011 12:00:00 EST GRS 1915+105, or GRS 1915 for short, is a special system. Not only does it contain a black hole some 14 times more massive than the Sun in orbit with a companion star, it also has a heartbeat. clean 00:01:55 GRS 1915+105 in 60 Seconds GRS 1915+105, or GRS 1915 for short, is a special system. Not only does it contain a black hole some 14 times more massive than the Sun in orbit with a companion star, it also has a heartbeat. Aesthetics and Astronomy http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts101210.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts101210.html Fri, 10 Dec 2010 12:00:00 EST Every year, hundreds of astronomical images are released to the general public by the many telescopes on the ground and in space. clean 00:07:48 Aesthetics and Astronomy Every year, hundreds of astronomical images are released to the general public by the many telescopes on the ground and in space. A Tour of SN 1979C http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts151110.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts151110.html Mon, 15 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST The youngest known black hole in our cosmic neighborhood may have been found using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes. clean 00:03:19 A Tour of SN 1979C The youngest known black hole in our cosmic neighborhood may have been found using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes. A Tour of GOODS http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts141010.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts141010.html Thu, 14 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EST The most powerful telescopes on the ground and in space have joined forces over the last decade in a unique observing campaign, known as GOODS, which reaches across the spectrum and deep back into cosmic time. clean 00:11:22 A Tour of GOODS The most powerful telescopes on the ground and in space have joined forces over the last decade in a unique observing campaign, known as GOODS, which reaches across the spectrum and deep back into cosmic time. G327.1-1.1 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts081010.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts081010.html Fri, 08 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EST G327.1-1.1 is the aftermath of a massive star that exploded as a supernova in the Milky Way galaxy. clean 00:01:31 G327.1-1.1 in 60 Seconds G327.1-1.1 is the aftermath of a massive star that exploded as a supernova in the Milky Way galaxy. Rosette Nebula in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170910.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170910.html Fri, 17 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EST This spectacular image shows the Rosette star formation region, which is located about 5,000 light years from Earth. clean 00:01:09 Rosette Nebula in 60 Seconds This spectacular image shows the Rosette star formation region, which is located about 5,000 light years from Earth. Super-volcano M87 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030910.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030910.html Fri, 03 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EST This composite image from NASAs Chandra X-ray Observatory with radio data from the Very Large Array shows a cosmic volcano being driven by a black hole in the center of the M87 galaxy. clean 00:01:24 Super-volcano M87 in 60 Seconds This composite image from NASAs Chandra X-ray Observatory with radio data from the Very Large Array shows a cosmic volcano being driven by a black hole in the center of the M87 galaxy. CH Cyg in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts200810.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts200810.html Fri, 20 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EST Deep within this optical image lies an intriguing system known as CH Cyg. CH Cyg is a binary star system containing a white dwarf that feeds from the wind of a red giant star. clean 00:01:01 CH Cyg in 60 Seconds Deep within this optical image lies an intriguing system known as CH Cyg. CH Cyg is a binary star system containing a white dwarf that feeds from the wind of a red giant star. A GPS System for Cosmic Images http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160810.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts160810.html Mon, 16 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EST The Chandra X-ray Observatory captures information about the high-energy Universe. Chandra data is inherently digital. As the methods to communicate digitally have advanced, so too have the efforts to keep Chandra engaged with the public. clean 00:07:26 A GPS System for Cosmic Images The Chandra X-ray Observatory captures information about the high-energy Universe. Chandra data is inherently digital. As the methods to communicate digitally have advanced, so too have the efforts to keep Chandra engaged with the public. Antennae in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts060810.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts060810.html Fri, 06 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EST This beautiful new image shows two colliding galaxies as seen by NASA's Great Observatories. clean 00:01:21 Antennae in 60 Seconds This beautiful new image shows two colliding galaxies as seen by NASA's Great Observatories. NGC 7793 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260710.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260710.html Mon, 26 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EST This composite image shows the nearby galaxy NGC 7793 that contains a powerful microquasar in its outskirts. clean 00:01:17 NGC 7793 in 60 Seconds This composite image shows the nearby galaxy NGC 7793 that contains a powerful microquasar in its outskirts. M31 Black Hole in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020710.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020710.html Fri, 02 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EST For over a decade, astronomers have been using the Chandra X-ray Observatory to monitor the supermassive black hole in the center of Andromeda, the Milky Way's sister galaxy. clean 00:01:11 M31 Black Hole in 60 Seconds For over a decade, astronomers have been using the Chandra X-ray Observatory to monitor the supermassive black hole in the center of Andromeda, the Milky Way's sister galaxy. M82 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180610.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180610.html Fri, 18 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EST We begin with a composite image of the nearby starburst galaxy M82 that contains X-rays from Chandra in blue, optical data from Hubble in green and orange, and infrared data from Spitzer in red. clean 00:01:07 M82 in 60 Seconds We begin with a composite image of the nearby starburst galaxy M82 that contains X-rays from Chandra in blue, optical data from Hubble in green and orange, and infrared data from Spitzer in red. N49 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040610.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040610.html Fri, 04 Jun 2010 12:00:00 EST This beautiful image shows N49, which is the aftermath of a supernova explosion in the Large Magellanic Cloud. clean 00:01:19 N49 in 60 Seconds This beautiful image shows N49, which is the aftermath of a supernova explosion in the Large Magellanic Cloud. Abell 3376 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100510.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100510.html Mon, 10 May 2010 12:00:00 EST This composite image of the galaxy cluster Abell 3376 shows X-ray data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the ROSAT telescope along with an optical image from the Digitized Sky Survey and radio emission observed by the Very Large Array. clean 00:01:27 Abell 3376 in 60 Seconds This composite image of the galaxy cluster Abell 3376 shows X-ray data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the ROSAT telescope along with an optical image from the Digitized Sky Survey and radio emission observed by the Very Large Array. G54.1+0.3 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260410.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260410.html Mon, 26 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EST Data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Spitzer Space Telescope were combined to create this image of the dusty remains of a collapsed star. clean 00:01:22 G54.1+0.3 in 60 Seconds Data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Spitzer Space Telescope were combined to create this image of the dusty remains of a collapsed star. SDSS J1254+0846 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts090410.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts090410.html Fri, 09 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EST Two quasars have been caught in the act of merging, thanks to this new image. clean 00:01:09 SDSS J1254+0846 in 60 Seconds Two quasars have been caught in the act of merging, thanks to this new image. NGC 1068 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240310.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240310.html Wed, 24 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EST This image shows one of the nearest and brightest galaxies to the Milky Way that contains a rapidly growing supermassive black hole known as NGC 1068. clean 00:01:17 NGC 1068 in 60 Seconds This image shows one of the nearest and brightest galaxies to the Milky Way that contains a rapidly growing supermassive black hole known as NGC 1068. ESO 137 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100310.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100310.html Wed, 10 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EST Two spectacular tails of X-ray emission have been seen trailing behind a galaxy known as ESO 137. clean 00:01:07 ESO 137 in 60 Seconds Two spectacular tails of X-ray emission have been seen trailing behind a galaxy known as ESO 137. M31 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220210.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220210.html Mon, 22 Feb 2010 12:00:00 EST This image of M31 represents a study of six elliptical galaxies that Chandra made to determine what causes an important type of supernova. clean 00:01:11 M31 in 60 Seconds This image of M31 represents a study of six elliptical galaxies that Chandra made to determine what causes an important type of supernova. NGC 1399 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040210.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040210.html Thu, 04 Feb 2010 12:00:00 EST Evidence from Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Magellan telescopes in Chile suggest that a star has been torn apart by an intermediate-mass black hole. clean 00:01:26 NGC 1399 in 60 Seconds Evidence from Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Magellan telescopes in Chile suggest that a star has been torn apart by an intermediate-mass black hole. Sagittarius A* in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210110.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210110.html Thu, 21 Jan 2010 12:00:00 EST Astronomers have long known that the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy is a particularly poor eater. clean 00:01:32 Sagittarius A* in 60 Seconds Astronomers have long known that the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy is a particularly poor eater. Best of The Beautiful Universe http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts281209.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts281209.html Mon, 28 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST In its first decade of exploration, Chandra has expanded our view of the universe with its unrivaled ability to create high-resolution X-ray images of cosmic phenomena. clean 00:01:24 Best of The Beautiful Universe In its first decade of exploration, Chandra has expanded our view of the universe with its unrivaled ability to create high-resolution X-ray images of cosmic phenomena. Chandra's Extraordinary Universe http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts211209.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts211209.html Mon, 21 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST In ten years of operation, the Chandra X-ray Observatory has transformed our view of the high-energy universe with its ability to make exquisite X-ray images of star clusters, supernova remnants, galactic eruptions, and collisions between clusters of galaxies. clean 00:02:05 Chandra's Extraordinary Universe In ten years of operation, the Chandra X-ray Observatory has transformed our view of the high-energy universe with its ability to make exquisite X-ray images of star clusters, supernova remnants, galactic eruptions, and collisions between clusters of galaxies. Multiwavelength Crab Nebula in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts071209.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts071209.html Mon, 07 Dec 2009 12:00:00 EST The Crab Nebula is one of the most studied objects in the night sky. This version of the Crab Nebula combines data from three different telescopes. clean 00:01:15 Multiwavelength Crab Nebula in 60 Seconds The Crab Nebula is one of the most studied objects in the night sky. This version of the Crab Nebula combines data from three different telescopes. Multiwavelength Galactic Center in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts231109.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts231109.html Mon, 23 Nov 2009 12:00:00 EST This never-before-seen view of the turbulent heart of our Milky Way combines a near-infrared view from Hubble, an infrared image from Spitzer, and X-ray data from Chandra. clean 00:01:17 Multiwavelength Galactic Center in 60 Seconds This never-before-seen view of the turbulent heart of our Milky Way combines a near-infrared view from Hubble, an infrared image from Spitzer, and X-ray data from Chandra. The Cassiopeia A in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts091109.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts091109.html Mon, 09 Nov 2009 12:00:00 EST Cassiopeia A is a supernova remnant found embedded in the constellation that bears its name, which is known as the queen in Greek mythology. clean 00:01:05 The Cassiopeia A in 60 Seconds Cassiopeia A is a supernova remnant found embedded in the constellation that bears its name, which is known as the queen in Greek mythology. JKCS041 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts261009.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts261009.html Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EST The most distant galaxy cluster yet has been found some 10.2 billion light-years from Earth. clean 00:01:18 JKCS041 in 60 Seconds The most distant galaxy cluster yet has been found some 10.2 billion light-years from Earth. NGC 6240 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts071009.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts071009.html Wed, 07 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EST NGC 6240 is a system in which two supermassive black holes are a mere 3,000 light years apart, virtually nothing in astronomical terms. clean 00:01:59 NGC 6240 in 60 Seconds NGC 6240 is a system in which two supermassive black holes are a mere 3,000 light years apart, virtually nothing in astronomical terms. Galactic Center in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220909.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220909.html Tue, 22 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EST This image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory reveals a wealth of exotic objects and high-energy features at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. clean 00:01:14 Galactic Center in 60 Seconds This image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory reveals a wealth of exotic objects and high-energy features at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. Hydra A in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts140909.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts140909.html Mon, 14 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EST This composite image of the Hydra A galaxy cluster shows 10-million-degree gas observed by Chandra and jets of radio emission observed by the Very Large Array. clean 00:01:19 Hydra A in 60 Seconds This composite image of the Hydra A galaxy cluster shows 10-million-degree gas observed by Chandra and jets of radio emission observed by the Very Large Array. Cepheus B in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280809.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280809.html Fri, 28 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EST A new study from two of NASA's "Great Observatories" provides fresh insight into how some stars are born, along with a beautiful new image of a stellar nursery in our own Milky Way Galaxy. clean 00:01:18 Cepheus B in 60 Seconds A new study from two of NASA's "Great Observatories" provides fresh insight into how some stars are born, along with a beautiful new image of a stellar nursery in our own Milky Way Galaxy. Introductory Trailer to Chandra http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100809.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100809.html Mon, 10 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EST In Florence, Italy, in the year 1609, the world changed. Using a small telescope, Galileo proved that the Earth is not distinct from the universe, but part of it. And he showed that there is much more to the universe than we see with the naked eye. clean 00:01:44 Introductory Trailer to Chandra In Florence, Italy, in the year 1609, the world changed. Using a small telescope, Galileo proved that the Earth is not distinct from the universe, but part of it. And he showed that there is much more to the universe than we see with the naked eye. E0102 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230709.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230709.html Thu, 23 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EST The supernova remnant known as E0102 was one of the targets that Chandra first observed after its launch in 1999. clean 00:01:19 E0102 in 60 Seconds The supernova remnant known as E0102 was one of the targets that Chandra first observed after its launch in 1999. Stephan's Quintet in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100709.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100709.html Fri, 10 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EST This beautiful image gives a new look at Stephan's Quintet, a compact group of galaxies discovered about 130 years ago and located about 280 million light years from Earth. clean 00:01:14 Stephan's Quintet in 60 Seconds This beautiful image gives a new look at Stephan's Quintet, a compact group of galaxies discovered about 130 years ago and located about 280 million light years from Earth. GRS 1915 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250609.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts250609.html Thu, 25 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EST We start with an optical and infrared image that shows the crowded area around the object known as GRS 1915+105, or GRS 1915 for short. clean 00:01:27 GRS 1915 in 60 Seconds We start with an optical and infrared image that shows the crowded area around the object known as GRS 1915+105, or GRS 1915 for short. Galactic Ridge in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290509.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290509.html Fri, 29 May 2009 12:00:00 EST This sequence begins with an infrared view from the Spitzer Space Telescope of the central region of the Milky Way. clean 00:01:01 Galactic Ridge in 60 Seconds This sequence begins with an infrared view from the Spitzer Space Telescope of the central region of the Milky Way. MacsJ0717 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150509.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts150509.html Fri, 15 May 2009 12:00:00 EST This image contains one of the most complex galaxy clusters known, which is located about 5.4 billion light years from Earth. clean 00:01:15 MacsJ0717 in 60 Seconds This image contains one of the most complex galaxy clusters known, which is located about 5.4 billion light years from Earth. Peering Into the X-ray Future http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050509.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050509.html Tue, 05 May 2009 12:00:00 EST This episode will touch on some of the areas in which astronomers hope X-ray telescopes will push our knowledge forward in the years to come. clean 00:05:22 Peering Into the X-ray Future This episode will touch on some of the areas in which astronomers hope X-ray telescopes will push our knowledge forward in the years to come. Medusa in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010509.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts010509.html Fri, 01 May 2009 12:00:00 EST NGC 4194 is a galaxy that is found about 110 million light years from Earth. clean 00:01:17 Medusa in 60 Seconds NGC 4194 is a galaxy that is found about 110 million light years from Earth. 30 Doradus in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170409.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts170409.html Fri, 17 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EST Chandra's X-ray image of the Tarantula Nebula gives scientists a close-up view of the drama of star formation and star evolution. clean 00:01:12 30 Doradus in 60 Seconds Chandra's X-ray image of the Tarantula Nebula gives scientists a close-up view of the drama of star formation and star evolution. PSR B1509-58 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030409.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts030409.html Fri, 03 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EST A small dense object is responsible for the remarkably complex and intriguing structures seen in this image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory. clean 00:01:23 PSR B1509-58 in 60 Seconds A small dense object is responsible for the remarkably complex and intriguing structures seen in this image from the Chandra X-ray Observatory. NGC 604 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230309.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230309.html Mon, 23 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EST NGC 604 is a divided neighborhood in the galaxy M33, where some 200 hot, young massive stars reside. clean 00:01:16 NGC 604 in 60 Seconds NGC 604 is a divided neighborhood in the galaxy M33, where some 200 hot, young massive stars reside. Crab Nebula in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050309.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts050309.html Thu, 05 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EST The Crab Nebula is one of the best-known images ever taken by the Chandra X-ray Observatory. clean 00:01:18 Crab Nebula in 60 Seconds The Crab Nebula is one of the best-known images ever taken by the Chandra X-ray Observatory. M101 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100209.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts100209.html Tue, 10 Feb 2009 12:00:00 EST This image of the spiral galaxy Messier 101 is a composite of observations from NASA's three Great Observatories. clean 00:01:12 M101 in 60 Seconds This image of the spiral galaxy Messier 101 is a composite of observations from NASA's three Great Observatories. Abell 85 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230109.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts230109.html Fri, 23 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST The composite image shows the galaxy cluster known as Abell 85, which is located about 740 million light years from Earth. clean 00:01:17 Abell 85 in 60 Seconds The composite image shows the galaxy cluster known as Abell 85, which is located about 740 million light years from Earth. 3-D Fly-Through of Cassiopeia A http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080109.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080109.html Thu, 08 Jan 2009 12:00:00 EST For the first time, a multiwavelength three-dimensional (3-D) reconstruction of a supernova remnant has been created. clean 00:01:23 3-D Fly-Through of Cassiopeia A For the first time, a multiwavelength three-dimensional (3-D) reconstruction of a supernova remnant has been created. G292.01+8 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts221208.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts221208.html Mon, 22 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST This image shows how complex a star's afterlife can be. clean 00:01:35 G292.01+8 in 60 Seconds This image shows how complex a star's afterlife can be. M84 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts121208.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts121208.html Fri, 12 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST M84 is a massive elliptical galaxy located about 55 million light years from Earth in the Virgo Cluster. clean 00:01:04 M84 in 60 Seconds M84 is a massive elliptical galaxy located about 55 million light years from Earth in the Virgo Cluster. M87 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts251108.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts251108.html Tue, 25 Nov 2008 12:00:00 EST M87 is a giant elliptical galaxy. At a distance of about 60 million light-years from Earth, M87 is the largest galaxy in the Virgo cluster of some 2,000 galaxies. clean 00:01:22 M87 in 60 Seconds M87 is a giant elliptical galaxy. At a distance of about 60 million light-years from Earth, M87 is the largest galaxy in the Virgo cluster of some 2,000 galaxies. Abell 1689 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts141108.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts141108.html Fri, 14 Nov 2008 12:00:00 EST Abell 1689 is a massive cluster of galaxies located about 2.3 billion light-years away. clean 00:01:30 Abell 1689 in 60 Seconds Abell 1689 is a massive cluster of galaxies located about 2.3 billion light-years away. SN1996cr in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts311008.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts311008.html Fri, 31 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EST In 1995 or 1996 a supernova exploded in a nearby galaxy, but no one on Earth knew it at the time. clean 00:01:13 SN1996cr in 60 Seconds In 1995 or 1996 a supernova exploded in a nearby galaxy, but no one on Earth knew it at the time. RCW 108 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts161008.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts161008.html Thu, 16 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EST RCW 108 is a region where stars are actively forming about 4,000 light-years from Earth. clean 00:01:29 RCW 108 in 60 Seconds RCW 108 is a region where stars are actively forming about 4,000 light-years from Earth. Perseus A in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts021008.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts021008.html Thu, 02 Oct 2008 12:00:00 EST The giant galaxy, Perseus A, which is also known as NGC 1275, is a well-known source of strong radio radiation. clean 00:01:31 Perseus A in 60 Seconds The giant galaxy, Perseus A, which is also known as NGC 1275, is a well-known source of strong radio radiation. Cat's Eye Nebula in 60 Seconds Plus http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts190908.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts190908.html Fri, 19 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EST This composite of data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Hubble Space Telescope is another look for NGC 6543, better known as the Cat's Eye nebula. clean 00:01:48 Cat's Eye Nebula in 60 Seconds Plus This composite of data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Hubble Space Telescope is another look for NGC 6543, better known as the Cat's Eye nebula. Macs J0025.4-1222 in 60 Seconds Plus http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040908.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040908.html Thu, 04 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EST Two galaxy clusters, each a quadrillion times the mass of the Sun, collided to form the system formally known as Macs J0025.4-1222. clean 00:01:49 Macs J0025.4-1222 in 60 Seconds Plus Two galaxy clusters, each a quadrillion times the mass of the Sun, collided to form the system formally known as Macs J0025.4-1222. M81 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210808.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210808.html Thu, 21 Aug 2008 12:00:00 EST This image of the mammoth spiral galaxy M81, located about 12 million light years away, contains data from four different NASA satellites. clean 00:01:06 M81 in 60 Seconds This image of the mammoth spiral galaxy M81, located about 12 million light years away, contains data from four different NASA satellites. SN 1006 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080808.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts080808.html Fri, 08 Aug 2008 12:00:00 EST The brightest supernova ever recorded on Earth, this spectacular light show was documented in China, Japan, Europe, and the Arab world. It was brighter than Venus, and visible during the day for weeks. clean 00:01:09 SN 1006 in 60 Seconds The brightest supernova ever recorded on Earth, this spectacular light show was documented in China, Japan, Europe, and the Arab world. It was brighter than Venus, and visible during the day for weeks. Centaurus A in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240708.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240708.html Thu, 24 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EST There is nothing subtle about the black hole in the galaxy Centaurus A. First off, it's about 10 million times more massive than the sun, and Chandra's X-ray image shows it's not just sitting quietly as a bright point in the middle. clean 00:01:14 Centaurus A in 60 Seconds There is nothing subtle about the black hole in the galaxy Centaurus A. First off, it's about 10 million times more massive than the sun, and Chandra's X-ray image shows it's not just sitting quietly as a bright point in the middle. NGC 4258 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110708.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts110708.html Fri, 11 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EST A composite image of NGC 4258, about 25 million light-years from Earth, shows an X-shaped pattern when seen in different types of light. clean 00:01:09 NGC 4258 in 60 Seconds A composite image of NGC 4258, about 25 million light-years from Earth, shows an X-shaped pattern when seen in different types of light. G1.9+0.3 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300608.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300608.html Mon, 30 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EST About a hundred and forty years ago, the light from a supernova explosion in our galaxy reached the Earth, but no one saw it. The discovery of this supernova remnant helps astronomers better understand how often these stellar time-bombs go off in our galaxy. clean 00:01:11 G1.9+0.3 in 60 Seconds About a hundred and forty years ago, the light from a supernova explosion in our galaxy reached the Earth, but no one saw it. The discovery of this supernova remnant helps astronomers better understand how often these stellar time-bombs go off in our galaxy. 3C321 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120608.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts120608.html Thu, 12 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EST In 3C321, a jet from a black hole in one of the galaxies is pummeling its neighbor galaxy, the first time this type of galactic violence has ever been seen. The jet could bring big trouble for any planets in its path, but could also trigger a burst of star formation in its wake. clean 00:01:29 3C321 in 60 Seconds In 3C321, a jet from a black hole in one of the galaxies is pummeling its neighbor galaxy, the first time this type of galactic violence has ever been seen. The jet could bring big trouble for any planets in its path, but could also trigger a burst of star formation in its wake. Just Two Numbers Is All You Need http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020608.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020608.html Mon, 02 Jun 2008 12:00:00 EST Black holes sound wildly complicated. After all, there are all sorts of bizarre things going on: intense gravity, the warping of the fabric of space, the distortion of time itself. But when it comes to describing black holes, it comes down to just two numbers: the mass of the black hole and its spin. clean 00:05:47 Just Two Numbers Is All You Need Black holes sound wildly complicated. After all, there are all sorts of bizarre things going on: intense gravity, the warping of the fabric of space, the distortion of time itself. But when it comes to describing black holes, it comes down to just two numbers: the mass of the black hole and its spin. Sombrero Galaxy in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210508.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts210508.html Wed, 21 May 2008 12:00:00 EST Like the Milky Way, Sombrero is a spiral galaxy. However, we see Sombrero edge-on from our vantage point from Earth, rather than the face-down perspective that is more familiar. clean 00:01:45 Sombrero Galaxy in 60 Seconds Like the Milky Way, Sombrero is a spiral galaxy. However, we see Sombrero edge-on from our vantage point from Earth, rather than the face-down perspective that is more familiar. Kepler's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070508.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts070508.html Wed, 07 May 2008 12:00:00 EST The supernova explosion that created this object was witnessed on Earth about 400 ago years by many skywatchers, including the astronomer Johannes Kepler. This object, which now bears Kepler's name, is the remains of a massive star's demise. clean 00:01:11 Kepler's Supernova Remnant in 60 Seconds The supernova explosion that created this object was witnessed on Earth about 400 ago years by many skywatchers, including the astronomer Johannes Kepler. This object, which now bears Kepler's name, is the remains of a massive star's demise. M82 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts140408.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts140408.html Mon, 14 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EST When seen in visible light from the Hubble Space Telescope, M82 looks like an ordinary spiral galaxy. clean 00:01:58 M82 in 60 Seconds When seen in visible light from the Hubble Space Telescope, M82 looks like an ordinary spiral galaxy. Exploring The Large Magellanic Cloud http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040208.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts040208.html Wed, 02 Apr 2008 12:00:00 EST The Large Magellanic Cloud, known as the LMC, is a nearby satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way. At a distance of around 160,000 light-years, the LMC is the third closest galaxy to us. But the LMC is more than just a nice little sidekick. clean 00:06:32 Exploring The Large Magellanic Cloud The Large Magellanic Cloud, known as the LMC, is a nearby satellite galaxy of our own Milky Way. At a distance of around 160,000 light-years, the LMC is the third closest galaxy to us. But the LMC is more than just a nice little sidekick. The Crab Nebula in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts310308.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts310308.html Mon, 31 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST In 1054 A.D., a star's death in the constellation Taurus was observed on Earth. Now, almost a thousand years later, a superdense neutron star left behind by the explosion is spewing out a blizzard of extremely high-energy particles into the expanding debris field known as the Crab Nebula. clean 00:01:08 The Crab Nebula in 60 Seconds In 1054 A.D., a star's death in the constellation Taurus was observed on Earth. Now, almost a thousand years later, a superdense neutron star left behind by the explosion is spewing out a blizzard of extremely high-energy particles into the expanding debris field known as the Crab Nebula. M51 in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180308.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts180308.html Tue, 18 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST Hubble's image of M51, also known as the Whirlpool Galaxy, shows the majestic spiral arms that are actually long lanes of stars and gas laced with dust. The infrared image from Spitzer also reveals stars and the glow from clouds of interstellar dust. clean 00:01:11 M51 in 60 Seconds Hubble's image of M51, also known as the Whirlpool Galaxy, shows the majestic spiral arms that are actually long lanes of stars and gas laced with dust. The infrared image from Spitzer also reveals stars and the glow from clouds of interstellar dust. The Universe Darkly http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts022908.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts022908.html Fri, 29 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST When you look up at the night sky, you see a lot of things glowing like stars, planets, and galaxies. So it might sound strange to hear that most of the Universe is actually dark. The truth is the protons, neutrons and electrons that make up everything we can see, and that means everything with telescopes we've got, accounts for only about 4% of the mass and energy of the Universe. The rest is dark and mysterious. More specifically, about 70% of the Universe is what is known as dark energy; about 26% is so-called dark matter. Modern day astronomers have developed many tactics to explore the dark Universe, including using telescopes like Chandra. clean 00:05:23 The Universe Darkly When you look up at the night sky, you see a lot of things glowing like stars, planets, and galaxies. So it might sound strange to hear that most of the Universe is actually dark. The truth is the protons, neutrons and electrons that make up everything we can see, and that means everything with telescopes we've got, accounts for only about 4% of the mass and energy of the Universe. The rest is dark and mysterious. More specifically, about 70% of the Universe is what is known as dark energy; about 26% is so-called dark matter. Modern day astronomers have developed many tactics to explore the dark Universe, including using telescopes like Chandra. Cassiopeia A in 60 Seconds http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts021108.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts021108.html Mon, 11 Feb 2008 12:00:00 EST Cassiopeia A is the 300-year-old remnant created by the supernova explosion of a massive star. Each Great Observatory image highlights different characteristics of the remnant. clean 00:01:08 Cassiopeia A in 60 Seconds Cassiopeia A is the 300-year-old remnant created by the supernova explosion of a massive star. Each Great Observatory image highlights different characteristics of the remnant. Chandra in the (Google) Sky http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290108.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts290108.html Tue, 29 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST Astronomy is truly in a golden age. With a fleet of space-based observatories, including the Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers now have a suite of amazing tools to study the Universe. Simultaneously to this bonanza in astronomy has been the growth and expansion of the Internet. Think back to before 1990. The Internet was barely a rumor and there were no Great Observatories! But now people are taking advantage of these two seemingly separate advances to do some amazing things clean 00:04:27 Chandra in the (Google) Sky Astronomy is truly in a golden age. With a fleet of space-based observatories, including the Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers now have a suite of amazing tools to study the Universe. Simultaneously to this bonanza in astronomy has been the growth and expansion of the Internet. Think back to before 1990. The Internet was barely a rumor and there were no Great Observatories! But now people are taking advantage of these two seemingly separate advances to do some amazing things What's in a Name? http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020108.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts020108.html Wed, 02 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST Names in astronomy don't always tell the whole story. Let's take, for example, radio galaxies. Why, might you ask, would a Chandra podcast talk about such an object? The answer is that radio galaxies are, yes, very bright in radio emission. But they are also powerful emitters of X-rays, optical light and from other parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. More than that, they are important objects that really have played a very big role in how the Universe has evolved. clean 00:05:20 What's in a Name? Names in astronomy don't always tell the whole story. Let's take, for example, radio galaxies. Why, might you ask, would a Chandra podcast talk about such an object? The answer is that radio galaxies are, yes, very bright in radio emission. But they are also powerful emitters of X-rays, optical light and from other parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. More than that, they are important objects that really have played a very big role in how the Universe has evolved. The Truth and Lies about Black Holes http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts301107.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts301107.html Fri, 30 Nov 2007 12:00:00 EST Black holes have a bad reputation. After all, something that could swallow you completely sounds pretty scary. They're invisible, so maybe there's one just around the corner and we dont know it! Also, arent they enormous vacuum cleaners capable of destroying anything that gets near them? Once the black hole starts pulling on something, isnt that just a one-way ticket to oblivion? Well, not all of these things are exactly true. clean 00:05:00 The Truth and Lies about Black Holes Black holes have a bad reputation. After all, something that could swallow you completely sounds pretty scary. They're invisible, so maybe there's one just around the corner and we dont know it! Also, arent they enormous vacuum cleaners capable of destroying anything that gets near them? Once the black hole starts pulling on something, isnt that just a one-way ticket to oblivion? Well, not all of these things are exactly true. When Will History Repeat Itself? http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts311007.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts311007.html Wed, 31 Oct 2007 12:00:00 EST Astronomers think that a supernova should go off in our own Milky Way galaxy every 50 years or so. When was the last one we've seen? Probably 1604. Yes, that's over 400 years ago. This being astronomy however, things will undoubtedly average out over the long run, but in the meantime, we're left without a recent supernova in our Galaxy to study. Luckily for us, astronomers from previous centuries were on the case. clean 00:05:34 When Will History Repeat Itself? Astronomers think that a supernova should go off in our own Milky Way galaxy every 50 years or so. When was the last one we've seen? Probably 1604. Yes, that's over 400 years ago. This being astronomy however, things will undoubtedly average out over the long run, but in the meantime, we're left without a recent supernova in our Galaxy to study. Luckily for us, astronomers from previous centuries were on the case. In A Galaxy Far, Far Away and Also Those Nearby http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280907.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280907.html Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:00:00 EST "In a galaxy far, far away..." These are some of the most famous words in movie history. But what do we already know about galaxies, and what do astronomers, like those using the Chandra X- ray Observatory, still hope to learn about them? clean 00:05:03 In A Galaxy Far, Far Away and Also Those Nearby "In a galaxy far, far away..." These are some of the most famous words in movie history. But what do we already know about galaxies, and what do astronomers, like those using the Chandra X- ray Observatory, still hope to learn about them? From First Light to Eighth Anniversary http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240807.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240807.html Fri, 24 Aug 2007 12:00:00 EST Chandra's launch aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia on July 23, 1999, was obviously a very important event. However, you might say it wasn't until about a month later that the Chandra mission really got started. In late August, after weeks of getting the spacecraft into the correct orbit and testing out various aspects of the satellite, Chandra was ready for its debut to the public. This was Chandra's First Light. Chandra's director, Dr. Harvey Tananbaum, explains the significance of that early image. clean 00:04:21 From First Light to Eighth Anniversary Chandra's launch aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia on July 23, 1999, was obviously a very important event. However, you might say it wasn't until about a month later that the Chandra mission really got started. In late August, after weeks of getting the spacecraft into the correct orbit and testing out various aspects of the satellite, Chandra was ready for its debut to the public. This was Chandra's First Light. Chandra's director, Dr. Harvey Tananbaum, explains the significance of that early image. How It All Started http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts072607.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts072607.html Thu, 26 Jul 2007 12:00:00 EST Just after midnight on July 23, 1999, the Space Shuttle Columbia launched in orbit with the heaviest payload ever carried by a shuttle. Its precious cargo was the Chandra X-ray Observatory, which has helped revolutionize our understanding of the Universe. clean 00:04:32 How It All Started Just after midnight on July 23, 1999, the Space Shuttle Columbia launched in orbit with the heaviest payload ever carried by a shuttle. Its precious cargo was the Chandra X-ray Observatory, which has helped revolutionize our understanding of the Universe. Mergers And Acquisitions In The Cosmos http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280607.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280607.html Thu, 28 Jun 2007 12:00:00 EST News about mergers is usually found in the business section. But many objects in the Universe, from black holes to clusters of galaxies, are also prone to mergers. Like the corporate world, cosmic mergers are dictated by where the most assets lie. clean 00:05:26 Mergers And Acquisitions In The Cosmos News about mergers is usually found in the business section. But many objects in the Universe, from black holes to clusters of galaxies, are also prone to mergers. Like the corporate world, cosmic mergers are dictated by where the most assets lie. The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240507.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts240507.html Thu, 24 May 2007 12:00:00 EST When you look at the night sky, stars look like permanent fixtures of light. However, stars are born, live for a period of time, and then ultimately die. How they die is directly linked to how massive they were when they were born. clean 00:04:32 The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall When you look at the night sky, stars look like permanent fixtures of light. However, stars are born, live for a period of time, and then ultimately die. How they die is directly linked to how massive they were when they were born. The Exotic World of Neutron Stars http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300407.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300407.html Mon, 30 Apr 2007 12:00:00 EST Neutron stars are created when a massive star runs out of fuel and collapses. As the star collapses, the density becomes so immense that protons and electrons are squeezed tightly together to form neutrons. The end result is a star only 20 km across but weighing 1 1/2 times more than our sun and made up mostly of neutrons. clean 00:04:23 The Exotic World of Neutron Stars Neutron stars are created when a massive star runs out of fuel and collapses. As the star collapses, the density becomes so immense that protons and electrons are squeezed tightly together to form neutrons. The end result is a star only 20 km across but weighing 1 1/2 times more than our sun and made up mostly of neutrons. The Giant Planets: X-ray Secrets Revealed http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts190307.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts190307.html Mon, 19 Mar 2007 12:00:00 EST Jupiter and Saturn are the two largest planets in our Solar System, best known for very different reasons. Most people think of Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot, while Saturn is, of course, most loved for those excellent rings. These two planets, however, offer much, much more for astronomers looking to learn more about our Solar System. clean 00:04:13 The Giant Planets: X-ray Secrets Revealed Jupiter and Saturn are the two largest planets in our Solar System, best known for very different reasons. Most people think of Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot, while Saturn is, of course, most loved for those excellent rings. These two planets, however, offer much, much more for astronomers looking to learn more about our Solar System. Star (X-ray) Light, Star (X-ray) Bright http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280207.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts280207.html Wed, 28 Feb 2007 12:00:00 EST Remember the line from the children's saying that goes: "Starlight, star bright, first star I see tonight"? Looking at the light from stars is exactly how astronomers can learn about them. clean 00:04:13 Star (X-ray) Light, Star (X-ray) Bright Remember the line from the children's saying that goes: "Starlight, star bright, first star I see tonight"? Looking at the light from stars is exactly how astronomers can learn about them. Snowball Fight in the Solar System http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220107.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts220107.html Mon, 22 Jan 2007 12:00:00 EST One of the most surprising objects observed in X-rays are comets. X-rays are normally associated with the hottest things in the Universe, such as black holes. Comets, however, were described by Fred Whipple as being "dirty snowballs". So how does a snowball make X-rays? clean 00:04:36 Snowball Fight in the Solar System One of the most surprising objects observed in X-rays are comets. X-rays are normally associated with the hottest things in the Universe, such as black holes. Comets, however, were described by Fred Whipple as being "dirty snowballs". So how does a snowball make X-rays? Black Holes: Tall, Grande, Venti http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts291206.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts291206.html Sun, 31 Dec 2006 12:00:00 EST Long before astronomers found evidence that black holes existed, these exotic objects have captured imaginations. In the 21st century, scientists not only have proof that black holes are real, they continue to make startling discoveries both about individual black holes examples and about their populations across the Universe. clean 00:05:25 Black Holes: Tall, Grande, Venti Long before astronomers found evidence that black holes existed, these exotic objects have captured imaginations. In the 21st century, scientists not only have proof that black holes are real, they continue to make startling discoveries both about individual black holes examples and about their populations across the Universe. Giants of the Universe Probe Cosmic Questions http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts301106.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts301106.html Thu, 30 Nov 2006 12:00:00 EST Clusters of galaxies are the largest structures in the Universe that are held together by gravity. Because of their immense size and mass, galaxy clusters are extremely useful as tools to probe a variety of questions about the Universe as a whole as well as properties of the clusters themselves. clean 00:05:25 Giants of the Universe Probe Cosmic Questions Clusters of galaxies are the largest structures in the Universe that are held together by gravity. Because of their immense size and mass, galaxy clusters are extremely useful as tools to probe a variety of questions about the Universe as a whole as well as properties of the clusters themselves. Supernovas: When Stars Die http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts301006.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts301006.html Mon, 30 Oct 2006 12:00:00 EST When a star explodes, it leaves behind a debris field of stellar material and high-energy particles known as a supernova remnant. Astronomers use Chandra to study these remnants that can produce intense X-ray radiation for thousands of years. Supernova remnants are responsible for seeding cloud that formed our Sun, planets, and ultimately us with elements like nitrogen and oxygen. clean 00:04:39 Supernovas: When Stars Die When a star explodes, it leaves behind a debris field of stellar material and high-energy particles known as a supernova remnant. Astronomers use Chandra to study these remnants that can produce intense X-ray radiation for thousands of years. Supernova remnants are responsible for seeding cloud that formed our Sun, planets, and ultimately us with elements like nitrogen and oxygen. Until Their Dying Day: Stars on the Brink http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260906.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260906.html Tue, 26 Sep 2006 12:00:00 EST Supernovas are the remnants of catastrophic explosions, and they are among the favorite targets of scientists who use Chandra, for good reason too. Supernovas and their remnants have proven to be extremely important in understanding topics ranging from the birth of our Solar System to the history and composition of the Universe itself. clean 00:04:40 Until Their Dying Day: Stars on the Brink Supernovas are the remnants of catastrophic explosions, and they are among the favorite targets of scientists who use Chandra, for good reason too. Supernovas and their remnants have proven to be extremely important in understanding topics ranging from the birth of our Solar System to the history and composition of the Universe itself. Peering into the Heart of the Milky Way http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300806.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts300806.html Thu, 31 Aug 2006 12:00:00 EST Humanity has long sought to learn about the Milky Way, our home galaxy. Even after the advent of optical telescopes, the Milky Way's center remained mysterious because gas and dust blocks most visible light along our line of sight. Fortunately, X-ray telescopes like Chandra can detect higher-energy radiation that penetrates this veil of galactic debris. clean 00:04:40 Peering into the Heart of the Milky Way Humanity has long sought to learn about the Milky Way, our home galaxy. Even after the advent of optical telescopes, the Milky Way's center remained mysterious because gas and dust blocks most visible light along our line of sight. Fortunately, X-ray telescopes like Chandra can detect higher-energy radiation that penetrates this veil of galactic debris. Putting Chandra In Its Place http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260706.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts260706.html Thu, 27 Jul 2006 12:00:00 EST 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. clean 00:03:45 Putting Chandra In Its Place 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. Chandra, Not Your Backyard Telescope http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts090606.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts090606.html Fri, 09 Jun 2006 12:00:00 EST X-ray telescopes like Chandra are not like the telescopes you find in backyards or at the local observatory. In addition to being above the Earth's atmosphere, they need to have special mirrors to detect the X-rays that pass through most objects. clean 00:05:48 Chandra, Not Your Backyard Telescope X-ray telescopes like Chandra are not like the telescopes you find in backyards or at the local observatory. In addition to being above the Earth's atmosphere, they need to have special mirrors to detect the X-rays that pass through most objects. How Chandra Does What It Does http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts060506.html http://chandra.harvard.edu/resources/podcasts/ts/ts060506.html Thu, 11 May 2006 12:00:00 EST NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, in orbit since 1999, studies the high-energy Universe, where black holes, exploding stars, and mysterious matter hold sway. clean 00:04:02 How Chandra Does What It Does NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, in orbit since 1999, studies the high-energy Universe, where black holes, exploding stars, and mysterious matter hold sway.