# Highlights and discoveries from the Chandra X-ray Observatory.

@article{Tananbaum2014HighlightsAD,
title={Highlights and discoveries from the Chandra X-ray Observatory.},
author={Harvey Dale Tananbaum and Martin C. Weisskopf and Wallace Tucker and Belinda J. Wilkes and Peter Edmonds},
journal={Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society},
year={2014},
volume={77 6},
pages={
066902
}
}
• Published 30 May 2014
• Physics
• Reports on progress in physics. Physical Society
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