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This Exploratorium activity shows how to simulate the effect of x-rays. The page includes simple instructions and pictures of the setup and results.
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1997 Exploratorium
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Keyword: x-rays
Record Creator: Metadata instance created October 15, 2009 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Aug 09, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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May 9, 2007
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(Exploratorium, San Francisco, 1997), WWW Document, (
X-Ray Spectra Activity (Exploratorium, San Francisco, 1997), <>.
APA Format
X-Ray Spectra Activity. (2007, May 9). Retrieved February 7, 2023, from Exploratorium:
Chicago Format
Exploratorium. X-Ray Spectra Activity. San Francisco: Exploratorium, May 9, 2007. (accessed 7 February 2023).
MLA Format
X-Ray Spectra Activity. San Francisco: Exploratorium, 1997. 9 May 2007. 7 Feb. 2023 <>.
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@misc{ Title = {X-Ray Spectra Activity}, Publisher = {Exploratorium}, Volume = {2023}, Number = {7 February 2023}, Month = {May 9, 2007}, Year = {1997} }
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