It was Bret Easton Ellis that coined the expression, “The better you look, the even more you see,” and it appears the folks down at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab agree. In just what’s thought of a “first,” the agency’s most recent space-scouring probe, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Variety, has actually switched on its X-ray vision to grab concentrated pictures of a black hole, called Cygnus X-1, feeding on a neighboring huge star. By tuning into these high-energy regularities, scientists are getting a peak into a previously unseen side of the paradises at 100 times the sensitivity and 10 times the resolution of any preceding tech. The area agency plans to utilize the observatory’s powerful sight to suss out additional understood locations of mass X-ray activity like 3C273, an active quasar located two billion light years away and also explore G21.5-0.9, the fallout from a supernova within the Milky Means galaxy. NuSTAR’s very first tour of galactic responsibility will certainly cover two year’s time, during which it’ll attempt to tape imagery from “the most energetic objects in the cosmos,” along with keep track of the existence of black holes throughout the cosmos. Enthused? Yeah, us too.