Science Focus: Extreme Astrophysics
 
 What happens under extreme conditions of space, matter and time?

The universe contains a remarkable variety of physical conditions. Astrophysical extremes of density, energy, gravity, magnetic field strength, and temperature surpass what we can produce in terrestrial laboratories and challenge our understanding of many physical processes.

  Extreme Astrophysics

This extraordinarily deep Chandra image shows Cassiopeia A (Cas A, for short), the youngest supernova remnant in the Milky Way. Click here to find out more.

 
 

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