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    The X-Ray

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    The X-ray, also called the Röntgen ray, was invented by German scientist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen in 1985. The x-ray is undisputedly important and is used todays at airports and sporting events to check for weapons and dangerous substances and at hospitals in order to check for fractured or broken bones, internal damage, or items lodged in the digestive system. Despite the x-ray’s numerous and various uses, it’s discovery was unintentional. Wilhelm Röntgen discovered the x-ray while experimenting with glass cathode-ray tubes and electrical currents. When Wilhelm was looked through the glass he noticed that he could see glowing pieces of barium platinocyanide, even though It was concealed inside a thick, black, cardboard box. Because he did…

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    X Rays History

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    In 1895, x-rays were discovered by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen. He was a Professor at Wuerzburg University which was in Germany. He worked with a cathode-ray tube in which he observed a fluorescent glow of crystals on a table near the tube. The tube that Roentgen was working with at the time was made of a glass envelope with positive and negative electrodes filled in it. The air that was in the tube was let out. When a high voltage was applied, the tube produced a glow that was fluorescent. He then…

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    X-Rays In Medical Imaging

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    On November 8, 1895 Wilhelm Roentgen discovered x-rays. X-rays have evolved drastically over the past 120 years and there have been many new discoveries that are used to this day in diagnostic medicine. Some of the different modalities in medical imaging have also been very helpful when studying art and archeology. Both x-rays and CT’s are used to look at art to confirm its authenticity, archeology for the study of mummies, and also archeology to exam the charred scrolls at Herculaneum and…

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    X Rays Research Paper

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    X-rays is one type of electromagnetic radiation that can send waves through the body which makes us see through the body tissue but it doesn’t go through the bone. Therefore it is used in hospitals to see if a person has a broken bone or any diseases. Because it can go through clothes and the human skin it is also used in airports to see if anybody has a knife or anything dangerous with them. X-rays were first discovered by German scientist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen in 1985. Roentgen found x-rays…

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    X-Rays Vs Ct Scans

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    scanners and X-ray machines are extremely similar in relation to the absorption and display of x-rays as they are both able to display bone. However, an x-ray is usually done when dealing with bones rather than a CT scan as x-rays can detect denser materials better. When the x-ray is being done a black photographic film is placed behind the part of the body that is being scanned and when the x-ray beams hit this part of the body, the bones block the x-ray beams meaning the blocked image is shown…

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    X-Rays Development of the X-Ray In 1895, a mechanical engineer and physicist named Wilhelm Roentgen created the X-ray. He was born on March 27, 1845 in Germany. So in 1895, Roentgen was playing around with a cathode ray tube and evacuated all the air inside of it and replaced it with another special gas. Then, he covered the tube so nothing escapes it, passed a current through it, and then the tube produced a fluorescent glow. After further investigations, Roentgen wanted to see how strong this…

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    Getting an x-ray is serious business and should only be done when it is completely necessary. There are a few different situations within a chiropractic setting where getting an x-ray is necessary. #1 Elderly Patients When patients are elderly, most chiropractors will insist on x-rays as part of their initial evaluation of a patient. When treating elderly patients, there is an increased risk that the patient has suffered trauma to their back over the course of their life. There is also an…

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    X-Ray Diffraction Lab

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    Lab 4: Crystal Structure and X-Ray Diffraction of Materials Introduction The purpose of this experiment is to study the relationship between the geometry of a sample and its diffraction patterns through an exploration of reciprocal space. In this experiment, both a single crystal piece of Si with a (004) reflection plane and a Si powder sample are scanned, as well as the peaks the locations of the diffraction peaks on the single crystal. The collected data is then analyzed to determine the…

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    It was a mystery what would it look like if you can see through things like the human body. Now you can because of X-ray! Ever wonder how does X-ray works though? It works by Electromagnetic Waves and its a type of Electromagnetic Waves. X-rays are very useful to society. We use waves a lot. Though there is pros and cons from X-ray. Aren’t X-rays very interesting? X-rays are very useful to society. They help with a lot of special things! X-rays are very helpful for Doctors,Dentists, and others.…

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    What are the benefits, issues, and differences between CAT scans, X-rays, and MRIs? The discovery and research of radioactive isotopes and radiation had a major impact on the creation of more elements and the grand advances in the science and medical fields. Of these advancements some of the most prominent uses of these technological advancements is the use of CAT scans, X-rays and MRI. Which are all used to get a better look at the insides of the human body, and to further diagnose serious…

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