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1229. 

The scientists from this country launched a Telescope to detect cosmic X-rays.

[A]. China
[B]. US
[C]. Japan
[D]. India

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

US scientists have successfully launched a telescope from Antarctica that analyses X-rays arriving from distant neutron stars, black holes, and other exotic celestial bodies. The name of the telescope is 'X-Calibur' instrument. It is carried by a helium balloon and will reach an altitude of 130,000 feet. Neutron stars are objects of very small radius.

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