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NASA, JAXA XRISM Spots Iron Fingerprints in Nearby Active Galaxy

3 min read NASA, JAXA XRISM Spots Iron Fingerprints in Nearby Active Galaxy After starting science operations in February, Japan-led XRISM (X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission) studied the monster black hole at the center of galaxy NGC 4151. “XRISM’s Resolve instrument captured a detailed spectrum of the area around the black hole,” said Brian Williams, […]

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NASA/JAXA’s XRISM Mission Captures Unmatched Data With Just 36 Pixels

3 min read NASA/JAXA’s XRISM Mission Captures Unmatched Data With Just 36 Pixels At a time when phone cameras are capable of taking snapshots with millions of pixels, an instrument on the Japan-led XRISM (X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission) satellite captures revolutionary science with just 36 of them. “That may sound impossible, but it’s actually […]