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6 Pictures From NASA Showing The Violent And Destructive Side Of Universe

The Universe: the beginning and the end. I think not only the scientists but also ordinary people have discussed both these topics. People seem quite interested and curious to talk about various aspects of the universe.

There have been movies portraying the end of the world but apart from global warming, nobody actually knows that what could be reasons behind it.

Read on to know what I am talking about.

6 Pictures From NASA Showing The Violent And Destructive Side Of Universe

6 Pictures From NASA Showing The Violent And Destructive Side Of Universe

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There are a few pictures that show how violent and destructive the universe can be.

There are a few pictures that show how violent and destructive the universe can be.

1. This is Cassiopeia A.

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This is a stellar remnant that is basically the leftover junk from when a massive star exploded around 300 years ago.

2. This is Sagittarius A.

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This is the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy which is 26,000 light years away. It weighs more than 4 million times the weight of the sun.

3. This is Circinus X-1.

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It is a young X-ray binary star system. It ricochets off of interstellar dust clouds and creates light echoes.

4. This is Centaurus A.

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It is the fifth brightest galaxy in the sky. X-ray and radio jets burst out from the black hole at about half the speed of light.

5. This is the Crab Nebula.

5. This is the Crab Nebula.

It is the product of a supernova explosion. A spinning neutron star sits inside its stellar guts, which produces as much energy as 100,000 suns.

6. This is Tycho's supernova remnant.

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When the star exploded in 1572, it was so bright that one could see it in daylight, and it is still expanding at the rate of up to 12 million miles per hour.

These are some of the universe's most extreme events, the images of which have been taken from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

These are some of the universe's most extreme events, the images of which have been taken from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

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