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If we saw the x-rays could we see whatever the x-rays machines see?

  1. Jun 18, 2011 #1
    if we saw the x-rays could we see whatever the x-rays machines see?
     
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  3. Jun 18, 2011 #2
    Re: x-rays

    The machine needs to both produce and detect the x-rays. So if your eye was an x-ray detector, sure you could see them, but you would still need some x-ray source shooting x-rays through an object and towards you.
     
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