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Bill Craig and Michael Pivovaroff: The Extreme X-Ray Universe with NASA’s NuSTAR Mission

NASA’s NuSTAR spacecraft, launched in June of 2012, uses technology developed in part by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to take pictures of the sky in the most energetic X-rays ever to be focused. Bill Craig and Michael Pivovaroff talk about the innovative technology at the heart of NuSTAR and discuss some of the exciting science …

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NASA: The NuStar telescope was launched today

The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, NuSTAR, will launch on a Pegasus rocket into Earth orbit where it will detect high-energy X-rays to uncover hidden black holes, exploded stars and other features of the universe. Scientists explain how NASA’s newest mission of exploration will gather important data about one of the Universe’s most interesting and perplexing …

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