LINKS: IXPE and General X-ray Astronomy

IXPE Links

Launch of IXPE caught on camera and featured on the Astronomy Picture of the Day website (December 22, 2021).

IXPE Featured on the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center's (HEASARC) Picture of the Week (December 13, 2021).

50 years of X-ray vision is a media story about Dr. Martin Weisskopf's contributions to the IXPE mission.

NASA Invites Public to Share Excitement of IXPE launch

Meet the Team: Brett D. Perkins

Meet the Team: Kelley Jones-McDowall

Meet the Team: Dimitrios Mitsakos

Meet the Team: Jessica Curry

Building a New Astronomy Tool is a media story that describes IXPE and its mission. [This link goes to a non-NASA website containing a news story about the IXPE mission.]

Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer is a Ball Aerospace page describing the IXPE project. [This link goes to a non-NASA website.]

News Story About PI Weisskopf and IXPE This link goes to a non-NASA website containing a local (Huntsville, AL) news story about the IXPE mission.

A Space-Borne X-ray Imaging Polarimeter This link goes to a non-NASA website containing a journal article by Weisskopf et al. (May 2023) about IXPE's year of science.

General X-ray Astronomy Links

Chandra X-ray Observatory Field Guide This link goes to an overview of X-ray astronomy and X-ray sources that includes black holes and clusters of galaxies.

Cambridge X-ray Astronomy These pages give an introduction to X-ray Astronomy, but have not been updated since 2005.

XMM-Newton The X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission is an European Space Agency (ESA) mission to study the X-ray universe.

Spinning Neutron Star This image is from the European Space Agency's (ESA) X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission (XMM-Newton). A spinning neutron star has been inferred in data from this telescope. The inset is a light curve of the source, known as 3XMM J004301.4+413017. For more information see Andromeda's Spinning Neutron Star.

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