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Differences You Need To Know Between Security And Medical X-Rays

Posted on May 23, 2017 in Astrophysics Blog

TSA uses X-rays to find security threats hidden in suitcases and cargo. Doctors use medical X-rays to detect health threats, such as cavities, broken bones and cancers. Both applications use comparable technology to  Continue Reading »

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Shedding Light on X-Ray Radiation

Posted on March 31, 2017 in Astrophysics Blog

At Astrophysics, Inc., we build and manufacture security scanners that use X-ray radiation to see through objects and find hidden threats. X-rays, in large doses, can be dangerous. Too much exposure can permanently  Continue Reading »

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This is How X-Ray Technology Detects Threats in Your Food

Posted on March 1, 2017 in Astrophysics Blog

  While you wouldn’t necessarily send a hot plate of syrupy pancakes through an X-ray scanner, plenty of food products pass through our scanners every day. The food industry is acquiring X-ray machines to  Continue Reading »

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4 X-ray Technologies That Will Make You a Security Expert

Posted on August 29, 2016 in Astrophysics Blog

Few people know about the four X-ray technologies: Standard, Dual-energy, Backscatter and Computerized Tomography (CT). These aren’t exactly cocktail party conversation material. But if you work in law enforcement, patrol borders or work for the TSA you’ve done your  Continue Reading »

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This X-ray Guide Will Make You A Security Pro In No Time

Posted on July 28, 2016 in Astrophysics Blog

Few people set out to become X-ray experts. Not many children dream of becoming the next Wilhelm Rontgen. But life moves in unexpected directions. Whether you are a security professional, doctor, or physicist, X-rays  Continue Reading »

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