X rays from the rest of the universe

Helfand, David J.
November 1995
Physics Today;Nov95, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p58
Academic Journal
Discusses fundamental contributions to an understanding of the universe occasioned by the discovery of x-rays. Early detections of x-rays from beyond the Earth's atmosphere; Experimental confirmation of the existence of black holes; Measurement of fundamental neutron-star parameters; Discovery of compact objects in several supernova remnants; X-ray observations of galaxy clusters.


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