NASA's NuSTAR Helps Solve Riddle of Black Hole Spin
Two X-ray space observatories, NASA's NuSTAR and ESA's XMM-Newton, have teamed up to measure definitively, for the first time, the spin rate of a black hole.
NuSTAR is now in orbit, taking focused images of the high-energy X-ray sky. To see what NuSTAR has and will be looking at, go to the NuSTAR Science Operations Center website.
NASA Hosts Media Teleconference About Black Hole Studies
NASA will host a news teleconference at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST), Wednesday, Feb. 27.
NuSTAR Status Update
NuSTAR has been in orbit around Earth for more than eight months since its launch in June 2012, studying black holes and probing the nature of the high-energy X-ray universe.