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Part of the Physics 2000 site which uses JAVA applets in a section called Einstein's Legacy to simply explain what X-rays are. This is a useful site for school students with simple well written ...
A simple introduction to gamma rays and their uses in space science.
The origins of cosmic rays have finally been found using the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope.
A site about cosmic rays. Specifically: what they are, where they come from, and how they are detected.
NASA page about electromagnetic waves with descriptions of such waves and their uses.Covers radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet (UV), x-rays and gamma rays.
The site explains the basic of the electromagnetic spectrum and the various wavelengths of which it is composed (Radio Waves, Microwaves , Infrared, the Visible Spectrum, Ultraviolet, Gamma Rays, ...
Arthur H. Compton observed the scattering of x-rays from electrons in a carbon target and found scattered x-rays with a longer wavelength than those incident upon the target.
A short video from NASA explaining gamma rays.
Containing a brief description of how TV works, from pixels and motion to inside a cathode ray tube. Tthis excellent set of pages is interactive and is part of HowStuffWorks.com.
Lord Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett (1897 - 1974) work was focused on cosmic rays and he helped designed a counter-controlled cloud chamber, a brilliant invention which managed to make cosmic rays ...
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