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How to Look at a Skeleton Without Cutting Anyone Open

These historic X-ray images did the trick!

When I was younger, I used to love looking at the X-ray photographs of my teeth. The way this technology could — within seconds — flip you inside out without ever really touching you was amazing to me. Imagine how amazing it was for Wilhelm Röentgen, who discovered the X-rays in 1895. He must have been…

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Nathan Allen

writer. illustrator. manic collector of pens and notebooks. bug guy from North Carolina. see my work at www.nthnljms.com