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High Energy Astrophysics History: Quiz

History of High-Energy Astrophysics Quiz

  1. Why is X-ray and gamma-ray astronomy conducted above most... if not all... of the Earth's atmosphere?

  2. How did Sco X-1 get its name?

  3. What do X-ray astronomers call sources which would appear in the sky, remain bright for a few weeks, and then fade again from view?


A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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