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Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Science & Medicine 25
Natural Sciences 10

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 276: XMM-Newton

October 15th, 2012

Episode 310 of 464 episodes

The Earth’s atmosphere keeps us alive and blocks x-ray radiation from reaching the surface. In order to understand the universe at the higher energy levels you need to launch a space telescope like the European Space Agency’s XMM-Newton Telescope. Let’s learn about the telescope named for the famous scientist.

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