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Crookes tube xray experiment

Crookes tube xray experiment

Photo of experimenters taking an X-ray with an early Crookes tube apparatus, from the late 1800s. The Crookes x-ray tube is visible suspended at center. The upper man is examining the bones of his hand with ... More

19310main marshab. NASA public domain image colelction.

19310main marshab. NASA public domain image colelction.

Artist's concept of Mars outpost designed to protect astronauts from radiation. The shelter is made up from radiation-shielding materials that may be producted from the elements available locally on Mars. "One ... More

All women or girls using radium paint with no protection or warnings in 1922, from- USRadiumGirls-Argonne1,ca1922-23-150dpi (cropped)

All women or girls using radium paint with no protection or warnings i...

Radium Girls work in a factory of the United States Radium Corporation.

US Radium Girls Argonne 1 Ca 1922 23 150 Dpi

US Radium Girls Argonne 1 Ca 1922 23 150 Dpi

Radium Girls work in a factory of the United States Radium Corporation.

Undark (Radium Girls) advertisement, 1921

Undark (Radium Girls) advertisement, 1921

1921 magazine advertisement for Undark, a product of the Radium Luminous Material Corporation which was involved in the Radium Girls scandal.

Radium worker using lead shield 1929

Radium worker using lead shield 1929

A worker working with radium standing behind a lead shield to protect himself from the gamma rays. He looks through a window of lead glass.

Man - goggles = eternal light. Man - googles = everlasting darkness. - NARA - 535369

Man - goggles = eternal light. Man - googles = everlasting darkness. -...

Public domain photograph of a poster, United States government propaganda, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description