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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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Cartoon Character X-Rays

French artist Chris Panda created a series of illustrations which let us see the bones of cartoon, video game, and pop culture icons. Check them out below, and enjoy! Check out more photos here.  

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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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Today’s X-Ray Humor

Why not, doctor? We want to be like Superman!

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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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