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X-rays

The portion of the electromagnetic spectrum that has a very short wave length. It has a wavelength longer than gamma rays, yet shorter than visible light. X-rays can penetrate various thicknesses of all solids, and when absorbed by a gas, can result in ionization.

Xenon

An inert gas that occurs at extremely low concentration in the atmosphere.

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Wintery chill for Perth

11:56 AEST Those in Perth will have woken up to a chilly one this morning, with the cities' temperature falling to a cool 3 degrees overnight in the wake of Friday's strong cold front.

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