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X-ray coded mask tested on Skylark SL 1501

Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

Skylark rockets allowed scientists at the University of Birmingham to test a novel way of imaging X-rays produced by black holes and exploding stars called supernovae.

Source: Professor G K Skinner, University of Birmingham
Object no. 2007-19

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  • Title: X-ray coded mask tested on Skylark SL 1501
  • Rights: © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, Science Museum Group Collection, CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0

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