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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.
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.
Philipp von Lenard (1861 - 1947) received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1905 for his important work on cathode rays. Lenard's work on cathode rays served as a basis for the development of the ...
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 ...
Definition and links to related topics.
See the universe in range of wavelengths from gamma rays to radio waves.
Information on the electromagnetic radiation from the nucleus as a part of a radioactive process.
Information on the high energy radiation which strikes the Earth from space.
A brief overview of how x-rays are used in medicine and forms part of teachers resources for medical physics.
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