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Friday, May 13, 2016

High-Energy X-ray View of 'Hand of God'

High-Energy X-ray View of 'Hand of God': Can you see the shape of a hand in this new X-ray image? The hand might look like an X-ray from the doctor's office, but it is actually a cloud of material ejected from a star that exploded. NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, has imaged the structure in high-energy X-rays for the first time, shown in blue.