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NGC 2276
February 26, 2015

A newly discovered cosmic object may help provide answers to some long-standing questions about how black holes evolve and influence their surroundings, according to a new study using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Christine Jones
February 18, 2015

CfA astronomer Christine Jones has been elected the next President of the American Astronomical Society.

Deep Space Climate Observatory
February 6, 2015

There's a fascinating spot some 932,000 miles away from Earth where the gravity between the sun and Earth is perfectly balanced. This spot captures the attention of orbital engineers because a satellite can orbit this spot, called Lagrange 1 just as they can orbit a planet.