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Astronomy Talk- X-ray telescopes: every photon counts!

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X-ray telescopes: every photon counts!

Carolyn Atkins

1949 + V2 rocket + X-ray detector = first observation of solar X-rays! From humble beginnings, to a proposed flagship mission in 2038; this talk will provide a basic ‘how to build an X-ray telescope’ overview, as well as outline the technological challenges of the future.

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