OT-ish - old Hughes video projector
mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA
Thu Jun 29 12:50:15 CDT 2006
>> I had a GE theatre size projector which had an integrated CRT. It
>> used such high voltage to zap phosphor that it was an Xray hazzard,
>> and in and of itself had become radioactive from long operation
> As has been said here before, it is NOT possible to make things
> become radioactive from shooting x-rays at them.
That's not what's claimed.
What's claimed is that shooting electrons at the screen fast enough
both (a) generated X-rays, and (b) rendered that screen radioactive.
This has nothing to do with whether X-rays can make what they hit
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