Shadowy T-rays: Hunting Tumors and Exploring the Universe


Subject:
Science , Radiation

Description:
This 2006 article describes how T-rays (terahertz radiation), which exist between microwaves and X-rays on the electromagnetic spectrum, allow researchers to see through "many everyday materials, such as clothing, plastics, and wood [which] look transparent under terahertz imaging." In addition, "T-rays have astronomical applications." Includes images and links to related articles. From LiveScience.

Creator:
Binns, Corey

Publisher:
Imaginova Corp.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.livescience.com/technology/060728_t-rays.html


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