X-ray

12.24.14
The Big Picture: NuSTAR telescope shows the sun blasting out X-rays
12.24.14

The Big Picture: NuSTAR telescope shows the sun blasting out X-rays

Pop quiz, hotshot: What do you get when you heat gas above 3 million degrees Celsius? High-energy...

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12.13.14
Unusual X-ray signals could reveal dark matter
12.13.14

Unusual X-ray signals could reveal dark matter

Dark matter remains one of the most mysterious elements of the universe, because it's completely i...

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12.12.14
The Big Picture: Galactic collision provides amazing X-ray light show
12.12.14

The Big Picture: Galactic collision provides amazing X-ray light show

'Tis the season for holiday light shows, and two galaxies about 130 million light years from Earth...

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12.09.14
Amazon's X-ray makes its way to Kindle for Android, at last
12.09.14

Amazon's X-ray makes its way to Kindle for Android, at last

Amazon is finally bringing Kindle's X-ray feature to Android devices, three years after it launche...

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10.09.14
Astronomers accidentally discovered the brightest pulsar on record
10.09.14

Astronomers accidentally discovered the brightest pulsar on record

Remember NuSTAR, the specialized space telescope NASA designed specifically to study black holes?...

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06.23.14
Backscatter X-ray gun will help police hunt contraband
06.23.14

Backscatter X-ray gun will help police hunt contraband

Though "strip-search" backscatter X-ray machines were pulled from US airports for privacy reasons,...

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06.18.14
Scientists use lasers to understand how water stays liquid below its freezing point
06.18.14

Scientists use lasers to understand how water stays liquid below its freezing point

We only remember a few things from science 101, but we're reasonably certain that water boils at 2...

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06.02.14
Kickstarter project lets you print eerie 3D x-rays for $99
06.02.14

Kickstarter project lets you print eerie 3D x-rays for $99

If your average 3D-printed paperweight isn't morbidly realistic enough, then here's an interesting...

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04.02.14
Apples and Oranges: Amazon moves into the Apple TV space
04.02.14

Apples and Oranges: Amazon moves into the Apple TV space

Those of us who have been waiting for an Amazon Prime channel to finally show up on their Apple...

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