Gravity Assist: A New Set of X-Ray Eyes is Launching, with Martin Weisskopf

12.03.2021 - By Gravity Assist

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NASA is about to launch a new spacecraft to look at the universe in X-ray light. The Imaging X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer, IXPE, will look at extreme objects such as black holes, neutron stars, and supernovae, asking fundamental questions about how high-energy light gets produced.

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