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The Sun As Seen With X-Ray Light

A new image of the sun shows a cornucopia of X-ray and ultraviolet colors erupting from it. Our sun is in an active period with plenty of sunspots and flares, as it leaves the peak of a cycle that takes place every 11 years. 170 more words


Scientists are developing an x-ray pill you can swallow

Going to the doctor is rarely a pleasant experience. Beyond the sterile atmosphere and high prices (at least in the US), there’s the poking, the prodding, the injecting, and the inserting. 554 more words

The Very Hungry Supermassive Black Hole

We all get the munchies, but when you’re a supermassive black hole (SMBH) your hunger might have dire consequences. And just like that an SMBH has outgrown its galaxy and jumped to the top of the heavyweight objects in the universe. 277 more words


Replaced by Metal

“Life is short, fragile and does not wait for anyone. There will NEVER be a perfect time to pursue your dreams and goals”

Replaced by Metal… 89 more words


US to Remain World’s Leading Diagnostic X-Ray Systems Market to 2020

MediPoint: Diagnostic X-ray Imaging Report

The US is the world’s largest market for diagnostic X-ray systems, accounting for over 29% of global revenues in 2013. Despite the emergence of China, it will continue to hold the leading share of 25%+ by 2020. 212 more words


Find and Repair a 230kV 800Amp Oil-Filled Power Cable Feels Like Mission Impossible

How do you fix a shorted cable ? Not just any cable. An underground, 3-phase, 230kV, 800 amp per phase, 10 mile long one, carrying power from a power station to a distribution centre. 594 more words

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Another Visit with Dr. Paley

I was going to wait to write about our appointment until after we returned back to Kentucky, but I just tried to summarize our appointment, which ended about an hour ago, to my mother-in-law and had already found myself hazy on some details so I figured I better document now so I can refer back to this post  to refresh my memory if the subject comes up again. 1,306 more words