Air absorbs the X rays much less than it does the cathode rays; and while the cathode vays are sharply deflected by a magnet, the X rays are apparently not at all affected by a magnet. ... interposition of a more or less permeable body between the source and a photographic plate or fluorescent screen. ... The retina of the eye is quite insensitive to these rays. ... The strange nesting habit and the large size of its eggs recall that curious bird the jungle fowl of Australia (Jfalt; yapodiiu tumulus)anbsp;...
|Title||:||Appletons' Popular Science Monthly|
|Author||:||William Jay Youmans|