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This site provided by NASA contains an introduction to X-rays and their uses in medicine and astronomy. Descriptions of the first X-ray observations, how they are used to visualize parts of the body, and results from X-ray astronomy are provided. The site contains striking astronomical images made with X-rays. Also provided are links to similar sites on the other electromagnetic spectrum regions.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    NSDL,image,Undergraduate (Lower Division),spectrum,Space Science,space,Space Exploration,sun,Astronomy,Physics,Informal Education,satellite,Higher Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Historical Astronomy,Electricity & Magnetism,History/Policy/Law,Optics,X-ray,photograph,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061213014408255T,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Electromagnetic Radiation,Technology

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    English

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