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hard x-ray


X-ray echoes map the distance to a neutron star

Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery -- pinpointing the star's location.

By June 24, 2015


Scientists capture first super-res X-rays of living cells

While lower-energy "soft" X-rays can already image living cells, the higher-energy "hard" ones that can view objects as small as a few nanometers haven't been able to -- until now.

By February 28, 2014


Amazon expands X-Ray actor bio feature to TV shows

Kindle Fire users will be able to instantly find out information about actors in television shows by tapping the screen during play.

By March 27, 2013


DHS' X-ray scanners could be cancer risk to border crossers

Homeland Security is deploying X-ray scanners to inspect interior of vehicles crossing the border, according to documents obtained by a privacy group, raising new concerns about cancer and privacy risks.

By January 12, 2012


Microsoft's HoloLens just showed me the future of luxury car buying

We got a glimpse at the Volvo S90 -- a car that doesn't yet exist -- using Microsoft's holographic headset.

By November 19, 2015


No X-ray vision needed to see through this wall

If you're interested in innovative building materials, you can get a close-up look at the see-through concrete Litracon between now and April 25 in New York.

By March 20, 2009


Most luminous galaxy glows like 300 trillion suns, says NASA

Someone left a bright nightlight on in the universe. One of NASA's spacecrafts located the shiniest galaxy ever discovered.

By May 22, 2015


'Thor's Helmet' is a strikingly beautiful, messy nebula

To celebrate the release of "Age of Ultron," a type of star that will "live fast and die hard" is creating a nebula fitting for a Norse god. (Well, not really for that reason.)

By April 20, 2015


Mystery solved: Why do knuckles crack?

For the first time, an MRI video has been taken of cracking knuckles, answering once and for all what makes the audible pop.

By April 15, 2015


Bluetooth for the Blue Period: Art and tech unite in MONA's gallery app

Australia's Museum of Old and New Art is renowned for its unique design, eccentric founder and provocative art. But at the centre of it all, MONA's greatest achievement has been in the technological realm.

By December 21, 2014