X-ray

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope
X-ray of laptop computer

First discovered by Wilhelm Röntgen on November 8, 1895, an x-ray is a short energy beams with wavelength in ranges of 0.01 to 10 nanometers. X-rays are often used to display the contents of an object, such as the contents of a package, luggage, or the human body. The picture shows an example of what a computer laptop looks like in an X-ray picture.

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The first X-ray photograph was done by Nikola Tesla.

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