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Chinese x-ray satellite begins its hunt for black holes

China’s indigenous hard X-ray modulation telescope – the Huiyan, or Insight – was fired into orbit last June from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwestern China. Now, following six months of in-orbit and payload system tests, it has started scanning the universe for black holes, neutron stars and active galactic nuclei. The Huiyan is […]

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