X-rays were a type of radiation. They were used in medical imaging. They were also produced naturally by a variety of stellar phenomena.
History and specifics[edit | edit source]
In 2269, when a mirror image duplicate of Spock was created, James T. Kirk asked Leonard McCoy if X-rays could be used to tell the two apart, but since Vulcans had perfect bilateral symmetry, this was impossible. (TOS novel: Spock Must Die!)
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References[edit | edit source]
- TOS - Mere Anarchy eBook: Things Fall Apart
- TOS novel: Spock Must Die!
- TOS novel: The Entropy Effect
- TNG novel: The Buried Age
- TNG novel: Strike Zone