THE DEVELOPMENT AND SCIENTIFIC IMPACT OF THE CHANDRA X-RAY OBSERVATORY

@article{Schwartz2004THEDA,
  title={THE DEVELOPMENT AND SCIENTIFIC IMPACT OF THE CHANDRA X-RAY OBSERVATORY},
  author={Daniel A. Schwartz},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics D},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={1239-1247}
}
  • D. Schwartz
  • Published 12 February 2004
  • Physics
  • International Journal of Modern Physics D
I review the operational capabilities of the Chandra X-ray Observatory, including some of the spectacular results obtained by the general observer community. A natural theme of this talk is that Chandra is revealing outflows of great quantities of energy that were not previously observable. I highlight the Chandra studies of powerful X-ray jets. This subject is only possible due to the sub-arcsecond resolution of the X-ray telescope. 

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