the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
This Chandra X-ray Observatory website gives a brief history on the discovery of X-rays and how they are produced. There is also information on other forms of light. This website includes illustrations and information on X- ray production, inverse Compton scattering, atomic emission, and synchrotron radiation. There are also links to learn more about the differences between x-ray astronomy and medical x-rays, and to a word search for x-rays and light.
<a href="http://www.compadre.org/astronomy/items/detail.cfm?ID=475">Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. X Rays: Another Form of Light. Cambridge: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.</a>
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. X Rays: Another Form of Light. Cambridge: Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. http://chandra.harvard.edu/xray_astro/xrays.html (accessed 20 October 2014).
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