Definition of X-ray telescope in English:

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X-ray telescope


A telescope designed to detect sources of X-rays.
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  • 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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