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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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Astronomy
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X-ray, image, photograph, satellite, space, spectrum, sun
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Metadata instance created November 10, 2006 by Ann Deml
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July 24, 2007 by Lyle Barbato
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(National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington), WWW Document, (http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/ems/xrays.html).
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum: X-Rays, (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington), <http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/ems/xrays.html>.
APA Format
The Electromagnetic Spectrum: X-Rays. (n.d.). Retrieved December 15, 2017, from National Aeronautics and Space Administration: http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/ems/xrays.html
Chicago Format
National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The Electromagnetic Spectrum: X-Rays. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/ems/xrays.html (accessed 15 December 2017).
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum: X-Rays. Washington: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 15 Dec. 2017 <http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/ems/xrays.html>.
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