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ESA Euronews: XMM Newton: Unveiling the Universe
- Title ESA Euronews: XMM Newton: Unveiling the Universe
- Released 25/01/2010
- Language English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
- Footage Type Documentary
- Copyright ESA
In 1895 German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen discovered rays which he didn't know much about, so he called them X-Rays. One of the best known applications for these rays today is medical imaging. In space scientists are interested in the sources of X-Rays. The ten year XMM Newton mission is the subject of this "Space" programme.