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X-ray pulsars plot the way for deep-space GPS

An interstellar navigation technique that taps into the signals from X-ray pulsars is being developed by a team of scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the University of Leicester. The team is using a small x-ray telescope on … Continue reading

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X-Ray Vision Archaeology Reveals Holocaust Escape Tunnel

Seventy years ago, Vilnius, Lithuania was a bustling town home to over 100,000 Jews. But then it all disappeared. From 1941 to 1944, 95% of Lithuanian Jews were killed. Archaeologists are now finding a story of hope and courage hidden within … Continue reading

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Scientists Film Droplets Getting Blow Up by X-Rays

“These studies could help us better understand a wide range of phenomena in X-ray science and other applications,” -Researcher Claudiu Stan. View the video here. Researchers in California recently filmed, for the first time, the world’s brightest X-ray laser vaporizing … Continue reading

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Adorable Injured Koala Recovers

Yes, we’re suckers for baby animals just like you are! Young koala Peta recently crawled for the first time as she receives physiotherapy at Queensland’s Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital after being hit by a car. She’s working to gain strength … Continue reading

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Scientists Have Created an X-Ray Map of the Sky

Though we can’t see it, a lot of physical activity happens across different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum. X-rays zip around the night sky as a result of cosmic phenomena. Finding out from where these rays blast off helps us … Continue reading

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How Would Superman’s X-Ray Vision Even Work?

Superman has super-strength, super-speed, flying powers, can shoot laser-like things from his eyes, and has some type of X-ray vision. Comic book scholars have debated Superman’s vision before, but Wired decided to consider how it could work. First, how do normal non-superheroes … Continue reading

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Ever Wondered What Was Underneath These Famous Paintings?

Thanks to Gizmodo, wonder no more! X-rays have revealed the secrets of Picasso, van Anthonissen, Van Gogh, Da Vinci, and more. We’ve shared the secrets behind Picasso’s Blue Room before, and today we’re sharing a few more secrets with you. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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