All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘x-ray’

Chainsaw in Neck: X-Ray Shows Blade Lodged Inside Tree Trimmer [PHOTO]

A very graphic x-ray reveals what it looks like when a chainsaw is lodged inside of a person’s neck. The high-definition x-ray image belongs to 21-year-old James Valentine, a tree trimmer who almost lost his life Monday. Valentine-a worker for Adler Tree Service in Gibsonia, Pa.-was in a harness trimming a tree when his chainsaw kicked back and pierced his neck. The tree …

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Amazon Instant Video Brings X-Ray To TV Shows On Kindle Fire Devices, Wii U

When the Kindle Fire HD was announced last year, Amazon introduced X-Ray for movies along with it. The software, powered by IMDb, brought up the names of all the actors currently onscreen along with each actor’s filmography. Now that same software is making its way over to the world of television. Amazon announced today that X-Ray for TV is now …

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New NASA Video Shows Massive Pulsar Jet in Action

NASA this week released footage that shows exactly what a jet of particles shooting out from around a pulsar looks like. Astronomers say the new research could provide new insight into these super-dense objects. The video features the Vela pulsar, which is a neutron star that formed after the collapse of a massive star. The star is around 1,000 light-years …

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NASA Spots Milky Way Black Hole “Flare-Up”

NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) has taken its first images of the giant black hole at the center of our galaxy and caught it in the middle of a “flare-up.” “We got lucky to have captured an outburst from the black hole during our observing campaign,” said Fiona Harrison, the mission’s principal investigator at the California Institute of Technology. …

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Scientists Create X-Ray Camera Without The Use Of X-Rays

One of the coolest powers that superheroes ever got was X-Ray vision. Imagine being able to see through everything. You would be able to see threats before they appear or play a multitude of pranks on your friends. The only thing holding us back is that X-Rays are actually pretty dangerous in heavy doses. Scientists in Israel have found a …

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Amazing X-Rays Reveal the Insides of Video Game Controllers

A Reddit user named Diabolikal49 has posted a gallery of x-ray images depicting the internal mechanisms of a variety of video game controllers. It’s a fun demonstration that underneath the sleek plastic molded to fit human hands lurks circuit boards and screws. Have a look at the photos, which were posted at imgur, in the gallery below: Diabolikal49 posted a …

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X-Ray Vision Could Soon Be Coming To Your Smartphone

Were you ever fooled by those stupid X-ray glasses as a kid? You know the kind, the glasses with the hypnoswirl lenses that promised you would be able to see through anything. That kind of stuff never went anywhere, but a research team at a Texas university are about to make it a reality. Researchers at the University of Texas …

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X-Ray Technology Recalls Star Trek Gadgets

Here’s something for all you Trekkies out there: A new hand-held device created by a company called Tribogenics harnesses the power of X-rays in a small, portable package–similar to the tricorder used by Captain Kirk and his team when checking out a new planet. X-ray machines are not known for their portability in real life; the name conjures up images …

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