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This story-based lesson presents information on the early investigation into solar and cosmic X-rays, as well as the scientists working in pursuit of X-ray detection and imaging, that set the stage for a program of space-based astronomy. The lesson is narrated by Dr. Herbert Friedman, and includes information on his work, as well as his childhood, home life, and interests while a college student.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Space Science,Engineering and technology:Aircraft, probes, satellites and/or spacecraft,Astrophysics,Vocational/Professional Development Education,NSDL,Rocket,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Physics,The nature of technology,Engineering,High School,Chandra,Space science,History of Science,Earth and space science:Astronomy:Stars, nebulae and galaxies,History/Policy/Law,The nature of science:Science and society,Technology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123522940T,History of science

    Language:

    English

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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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