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2013-08-26 23:03:57

The film overviews the use of Vidisco’s portable digital radiography systems as well as the Xbit Pro software used for analysis and documentation of images. (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 This high quality, professional film helps understand how to use Vidisco’s portable digital radiography systems for quick X-ray inspection of pipes in field locations. See how the Digital Detector Array (DDA) Flat panel imager is easily set up for inspections and with a simple click of a button high quality...

Door Opened For Solid State Physics By Berlin Researchers
2013-08-21 15:25:40

Helmholtz Association Laser processes observed with X-rays on a solid Without the currently available plethora of X-ray methods, basic research in the physical sciences would be unthinkable. The methods are used in solid state physics, in the analysis of biological structures, and even art historians have X-rays to thank for many new insights. Now, scientists at the Helmholtz Center Berlin (HZB) have identified yet another area of application. The team around Dr. Martin Beye and Prof....

2013-08-21 14:30:38

Powerful x-rays can now be used to rapidly and accurately detect gold in ore samples, thanks to a new technique developed by CSIRO – a move that could save Australia’s minerals industry hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Working with Canadian company Mevex, CSIRO has conducted a pilot study that shows that gamma-activation analysis (GAA) offers a much faster, more accurate way to detect gold than traditional chemical analysis methods. This will mean mining companies can...

2013-08-19 23:23:04

NATS Incorporated in conjunction with its technical partners expands its radiation detection product lines to feature several systems for radiation monitoring of seawater which includes On-line, Real Time monitoring, In-Situ spectroscopy, and Laboratory analysis of sea water. Middletown, Connecticut, USA (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 NATS Incorporated in Middletown, Connecticut has been a prime supplier of large radiation detecting and monitoring networks worldwide. NATS has expanded its...

Dwarf Galaxy 'NGC 1232' Caught Ramming Into A Large Spiral
2013-08-14 14:41:32

Chandra X-ray Observatory Observations with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have revealed a massive cloud of multimillion-degree gas in a galaxy about 60 million light years from Earth. The hot gas cloud is likely caused by a collision between a dwarf galaxy and a much larger galaxy called NGC 1232. If confirmed, this discovery would mark the first time such a collision has been detected only in X-rays, and could have implications for understanding how galaxies grow through similar...

2013-08-12 23:21:42

NATS Inc. and GE recently signed an International Trade Partnership (ITP) agreement. NATS radiation detection product line now features the GE products relevant to the ITP agreement. Middletown, CT (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 General Electric (GE) is one of the largest technology companies in the world, with its headquarters located in Connecticut. For over a decade NATS Incorporated in Middletown, Connecticut has been a prime supplier of large radiation detecting and monitoring networks...

2013-08-12 23:20:58

Over the last six months Coastal Chiropractic Clinic in Edgewater has seen tremendous growth; the growth includes moving to a larger professional building, adding massage therapy services, increasing the number of chiropractors, and upgrading to a Digital Motion X-ray (DMX) machine. More residents of Edgewater, Oak Hill, and New Smyrna Beach are now able relieve pain and achieve true health without the use of drugs or surgery. Edgewater, FL (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 Coastal Chiropractic...

2013-08-12 23:16:52

Transparency Market Research publish new "Global X-Ray Market (Portable, Handheld, Digital Radiography, Computed Radiography, Flat Panel Detection Systems, Mammography) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse full report with TOC: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/x-ray-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market...


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2010-09-07 17:13:57

Abell 2142, also called A2142 and located in the constellation Corona Borealis, is an X-ray luminous galaxy cluster. Its creation is due to the merger between two galaxy clusters. It is one of the largest objects in the universe and is six million light years across. It holds hundreds of galaxies and enough gas to make a thousand more. The pressure fronts in the system have been traced in detail and are relatively cool 50 million degree Celsius. The central region is embedded in large...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

X-Ray Astronomy -- Although the more energetic X-rays (E > 30 keV) can penetrate the air at least for distances of a few meters (they would never have been detected and medical X-ray machines would not work if this was not the case) the Earth's atmosphere is thick enough that virtually none are able to penetrate from outer space all the way to the Earth's surface. X-rays in the 0.5 - 5 keV range, where most celestial sources give off the bulk of their energy, can be stopped by a few...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

X-ray Burster -- X-ray bursters are a class of binary stars which are luminous in X-rays. They contain a neutron star and a low-mass companion star. The companion fills its Roche lobe and therefore the neutron star is accreting matter from it. The inflowing gas forms an accretion disk around the neutron star. Sometimes X-ray bursters show a sudden increase in their X-ray luminosity, called X-ray burst. All properties of the X-ray bursts can be explained assuming that they result from...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

X-ray Binaries -- X-ray binaries are a class of binary stars that are very luminous in X-rays. The X-rays are produced by matter falling from one component (usually a relatively normal star) to the other component, which is a neutron star or a black hole. The infalling matter releases gravitational potential energy, up to several tens of per cent of its rest mass as X-rays. (Hydrogen fusion releases about 0.7 per cent of rest mass) X-ray binaries are further subdivided into...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Variable Star -- Most stars are of nearly constant luminosity. Our own Sun is a good example which goes through practically no measurable variation in brightness. There are, however, stars which do vary in brightness, called variable stars. They fall into two main groups: Intrinsic variables These are stars which have intrinsic variations in brightness, that is the star itself gets brighter and dimmer. There are many types of intrinsic variables, the main types being: -- Mira...

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