X-Rays

Stephanie Miller ; Period 2

Define X-ray's

X-ray's are electromagnetic waved with wavelengths ranging from 0.01 to 10 nanometers, corresponding to frequencies in the range of 30 petahertz to 30 exahertz, and energy in the range 100 eV to 100 keV.

X-ray Applications

The purpose of x-rays is to scan for abnormalities in your body, like broken bones or cancer.

Health Conflicts

X-ray's can cause radiation exposure, which can cause cell mutations that can lead to cancer.

Article

http://www.livescience.com/32344-what-are-x-rays.html


In the article, it talks about the applications, effects, and history of x-rays. Also talks about a scientist researching on the galaxy with a x-ray telescope to look deep in the universe.