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Posts tagged X-ray

November 29, 2010

 

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How Much Radiation Are You Exposed To When You Fly?

You are exposed to relatively high doses of radiation from the time you go through security to the moment your plane lands.

March 2, 2009

 

Baby ultrasound

Hearing a Shape

Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to create pictures of what is going on in our body.

June 17, 2008

 

The Blackhole

Total Eclipse of a Black Hole

Have you ever wondered about the terms "Black Hole" or "Supernova" meant? If no or even you would like to learn more, then listen to this edition of AMOS.

January 22, 2007

 

a CT scan of a persons skull in front of a light

Scans, Scans, and More Scans

MRI, CT, PET... What are all these scans used for and how are they different?

October 9, 2006

 

people place luggage on belt before stepping through gate

A March through an Electromagnetic Arch

What happens as you and your bag pass through an airport security gate?

September 27, 2003

 

Seeing Inside Rocks

Wouldn’t it be nifty if there was a way we could see into rocks without having to break them? Just think of it. If we could see inside of rocks without having to slice them open, then perhaps we could see into rocks on other planets like Mars. And maybe then we could detect forms of life inside these rocks.

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