A glossary of science-related words.
A form of electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength of 0.01 to 10 nanometres. X-rays are used in medical fields as an imaging technique.
- X-ray spectroscopy
The use of X-rays to find out the structure and properties of chemicals.
The woody vascular tissue of a plant that carries water and minerals in stems, roots and leaves and gives support to softer tissues.