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Black Hole's Guts Modeled in Supercomputer Simulation

The inner workings of black holes are a bit clearer thanks to a supercomputer simulation that showed how matter falling into black holes emits light. Full story

X-Rays Reveal Lost Aria in 200-Year-Old Opera

Scientists have helped to restore Luigi Cherubini's opera "Médée" to its original glory. Full story

June 5: ‘Against All Odds’, Part 1

   Life was just about perfect for the Binghams until one of their children gets a tummy ache and a trip to the doctor changes their lives forever.  Dateline NBC’s Keith Morrison reports.

How Ancient Ivory Received a New Life

Ancient cities were not the pale mausoleums that we see today. Researchers have long believed that the faded ivory, marble and stone remnants of the ancient world were once brightly painted and gilded.  Full story

Secret Rembrandt painting coming into view

Scientists may be one step closer to revealing a hidden portrait behind a 380-year-old Rembrandt painting. Full story

Crystal Could Make Handheld X-Rays

A new X-ray source, about the size of a stick of gum, could go into super-light, portable, all-purpose scanners in the future, its developers say. Full story

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Rare mini-quasar found in Andromeda

Sun's X-Rays Reveal New Twist

TSA pulls X-ray body scanners from major airports

Spectacular Nebula Photos Captured By Space Telescope's X-Ray Vision

Clue may help unlock mysteries of pulsars

How Curiosity will sample Mars rocks

Photo of supernova explosion reveals X-rays

NASA X-Ray Mirror Idea Inspired by Scotch Tape (No, Really!)

Newborn star's 'heartbeat' seen by X-ray telescopes

Star eruption disrupts alien world's atmosphere

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  Has the speediest pulsar been found?

X-ray imagery suggests that a pulsar star is zooming away from the scene of a supernova at a speed of 6 million mph. Watch a video about the cosmic speedster from the Chandra X-Ray Center. Credit: Chandra X-Ray Center

  Frequent dental x-rays linked to brain tumors

People who frequently receive routine dental x-rays are at an increased risk of developing the most commonly diagnosed brain tumor, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. Dr. Nancy Snyderman, NBC’s chief medical editor, reports.

  X-Ray shows thermometer in woman's lung

An X-Ray reveals a thermometer still lodged in a woman's lung in China after she swallowed it 44 years ago. Msnbc.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Kathie Lee, Hoda relive mornings in Montreal

TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb take a look back at their adventure, north of the border, in Canada’s Quebec province.

  X-rays used to find 513 migrants

Mexican police discovered two trailer trucks carrying 513 migrants Tuesday using X-ray equipment. Telemundo’s Jose Diaz-Balart joins Chris Jansing to discuss illegal immigration and kidnapping.

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