X-ray astronomy


Definition of X-ray astronomy

: astronomy dealing with investigations of celestial bodies by means of the X-rays they emit

First Known Use of X-ray astronomy

1963, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of X-ray astronomy was in 1963

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“X-ray astronomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/X-ray%20astronomy. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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