X-rays

06.26.15
Crazy fast X-ray laser catches chemical reactions in the act
06.26.15

Crazy fast X-ray laser catches chemical reactions in the act

Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC laboratory have taken a "molecular movie" of a chemi...

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08.12.12
Diamond hones DOE X-ray laser howitzer to razor-sharp precision
08.12.12

Diamond hones DOE X-ray laser howitzer to razor-sharp precision

The US Department of Energy's SLAC accelerator lab already has a pretty useful X-ray laser -- the...

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08.09.12
Panasonic preps SD cards that survive heat, water and X-rays, will probably outlast you
08.09.12

Panasonic preps SD cards that survive heat, water and X-rays, will probably outlast you

Much ado has been made of weather-resistant cameras, but it's all a moot point if the memory card...

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07.05.12
Researchers capture a single atom's shadow, has implications for quantum computers
07.05.12

Researchers capture a single atom's shadow, has implications for quantum computers

A very small atom can cast a very large shadow. Well, not literally, but figuratively. Researchers...

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06.30.12
NASA's NuSTAR probe snaps first X-ray image of feeding black hole
06.30.12

NASA's NuSTAR probe snaps first X-ray image of feeding black hole

It was Bret Easton Ellis who coined the phrase, "The better you look, the more you see," and it ap...

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11.08.11
New periodic table element names confirmed, textbook makers sigh in relief
11.08.11

New periodic table element names confirmed, textbook makers sigh in relief

What's in a name? If you're the general assembly of the International Union of Pure and Applied...

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03.17.11
Dutch researchers dust off X-ray machine from 1896 to compare it to modern equipment
03.17.11

Dutch researchers dust off X-ray machine from 1896 to compare it to modern equipment

This one is a bit shocking to us. X-rays were discovered in 1896, and recently, a team of researche...

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10.23.08
Scotch tape surprises everyone by producing X-rays
10.23.08

Scotch tape surprises everyone by producing X-rays

As far as we're concerned, sticky tape is mostly just for out-there modding projects, but scientist...

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