Chandra Detects Stable Isotope of Titanium in Cassiopeia A

Astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have detected stable titanium, along with chromium and iron, blasting out from the center of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A. Cassiopeia A (Cas A), which is located about 11,000 light-years from Earth, is the most studied nearby supernova remnant. When the original star ran out of fuel, it collapsed […]
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