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Newfound X-ray flashes might shed light on their own origins

Composite optical image of Centaurus A

The galaxy Centaurus A (composite image) hosts an object emitting short flashes of X-rays, according to scientists who trawled through data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory. Credit: European Southern Observatory/SPL

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Nature 608, 453 (2022)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-02110-2

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  1. Quirola-Vásquez, J. et al. Astron. Astrophys. 663, A168 (2022).

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