X-RAY ASTRONOMY: Select a science guide and explore
First an art student then physics major, Herbert Friedman’s life followed the trajectory of rockets to become a pioneer in search of X-rays in space.read more »
An early interest in chemistry and inspiration from a brilliant mentor set George Clark on the path to experimental physics and the search for elusive high-energy photons.read more »
Harvey Moseley often found himself with a solution in search of a problem—until serendipity created the circumstances for innovation and discovery.read more »
In solving the puzzle of detecting X-rays in space, Riccardo Giacconi developed the technical tools that opened our eyes to the high-energy Universe.read more »
Chandra - 15 Years and Counting
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory allows scientists from around the world to obtain X-ray images of exotic environments to help understand the structure and evolution of the universe.