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Title: X Rays: Another Form of Light
Url: https://chandra.harvard.edu/xray_astro/xrays.html
Publisher: Harvard University
Description: This Chandra X-ray Observatory website gives a brief history on the discovery of X-rays and how they are produced. There is also information on other forms of light. This website includes illustrations and information on X- ray production, inverse Compton scattering, atomic emission, and synchrotron radiation. There are also links to learn more about the differences between x-ray astronomy and medical x-rays, and to a word search for x-rays and light.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Astronomical instruments
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light
Science -- Physics -- Radiation physics (General) -- X-rays. Roentgen rays
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Radiation
Physics -- Optics and light
Resource Type: Collection
Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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