IYPT 2019 Elements 054: Xenon: Headlights and spacecraft propulsion

Element 54 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is xenon. Xenon is used in some car headlights, to propel some satellites and spacecraft, and also in some types of medical imaging. Many car headlights, particularly those in more modern cars, use xenon. Despite commonly being referred to as xenon headlights, these are […]


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