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X-rays, What Are They?

The Electromagnetic Spectrum


X-rays have wavelengths much shorter than visible light, but longer than high energy gamma rays. Their wavelength is well suited to study crystal structures and details of the human body. In addition, several objects and processes in the Universe emit X-rays. These X-rays are the messangers revealing information of the cosmos.

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