Definition of X-ray telescope in English:

X-ray telescope

Syllabification: X-ray tel·e·scope

noun

A telescope designed to detect sources of X-rays.
More example sentences
  • Thus, scientists can study black hole activity with X-ray telescopes like the Rossi Explorer.
  • In 1959, Giacconi worked out how to construct a rocket-borne X-ray telescope.
  • In 2002, Mathur and her colleagues used Chandra's X-ray telescope to gather the first evidence that the gas was made of baryons.

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