Claude Canizares Chandra X-ray Observatory
Since its launch in 1999, the Chandra X-ray Observatory has been NASA's flagship mission for X-ray astronomy, taking its place in the fleet of "Great Observatories." Claude Canizares, MIT's Vice President for Research and Associate Provost and Bruno Rossi Professor of Physics, is associate director of the Observatory. Here he explains its work.
Melanie Gonick; Still images: NASA