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Intelligence agencies can basically sniff the air to detect decaying xenon isotopes.
Heated front seats with eight-way power for the driver, a 7.0-inch touchscreen, 17-inch wheels, xenon headlights, remote start, dual-zone climate control, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert all come standard.
That compared with $26,000 for the Imax 371 screens with xenon, digital or laser projections in smaller formats.
Rosetta's observations revealed that 67P is deficient in heavy xenon.
A new study suggests that about 20 percent of the noble gas xenon in Earth's atmosphere was delivered by comets long ago.
Over the last 30 years, as automotive lighting has graduated from incandescent bulbs to halogen, xenon and now LED, headlamps have definitely gotten brighter.
The idea is that a dark matter particle might whoosh by a xenon atom, knocking off an electron, which LUX would detect as an increase in charge.
The chamber filled with 10 tons of liquid xenon will sit inside that, and more than 500 photomultiplier tubes—
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Origin and Etymology of xenon
First Known Use: 1898See Words from the same year
XENON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of xenon for English Language Learners
: a chemical element that is a colorless gas and that is used especially in electric lights
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