They'll cost you more than a buck and a coupon from the back of a comic book, but they actually work. Sort of.
A collision between a spiral galaxy and a dwarf galaxy left a cloud of super-heated gas the mass of three million suns.
Researchers use x-ray video technology to capture bats flying around.
Two men from upstate New York have been arrested after trying to sell a homemade portable X-ray gun designed to deliver fatal results days after hitting its human targets.
There is a music to the nature of the universe, and now you can hear it for yourself.
Controversial new body scanners have turned every flight into an opportunity to have a naked scan of your body shown off to security agents, but that's all about to change.
Ben Krasnow must have some rough friends showing up to his parties, because he built his own airport-style backscatter X-ray machine using parts he picked up on eBay.
X-rays are a powerful tool in the medical arsenal. They can be used for everything from confirming broken bones to helping diagnose certain cancers. A big downside is that they're not very mobile, but a new X-ray machine is about to change all that — not only are they portable, they are battery powered.
Next week, NASA is planning on launching a new space-based telescope: the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (or NuSTAR), which will start looking at all kinds of exciting and high energy astrophysical phenomena that are busily blowing up and/or tearing space to shreds.
An X-ray laser generating pulses a billion times brighter than any x-ray source prior has heated an ultra thin sample of aluminum to a record 3.6 million degrees Fahrenheit. That's hotter than then sun's corona!