Re: Pablo Picasso's sculptures got x-rayed
I think I know some people like that, except they get dichromate instead
of x-ray... hehehe.
I heard that, when radiography started at Massachusetts General
Hospital, people were taking x-ray movies of themselves dancing around
in x-ray. Obviously they didn't know the danger of high energy
radiation. I'm waiting for the day I can watch them on youtube...
I also know one professor who took an x-ray movie of his head while
phonating simple syllables (I think it was done in Sweden). It's old
enough to record sound in a separate system from filming, but obviously
they didn't use a clapperboard for x-ray... they tossed a coin on a hard
On Mon, 25 Sep 2006 17:34:42 -0400, "John Cremati" <email@example.com>
> I have a close friend , who while growing up at about 13 years
> , his father bought him a portable military surplus X-RAY machine. My
> friend Charlie thought this was the greatest thing since white rice,
> to x-Ray everything..... His hands, feet, lawnmower, light bulbs, bugs,
> birds, and on and on........ He has a incredible collection of negatives
> these images and I think they would look fantastic printed out......
> Needless to say, my friend turned out to be a total psychotic nerd
> years later and is under a doctors care ( It isn't his fault with a
> that would buy his kid a portable x-Ray machine.) ..... I would imagine
> has some radiation poisioning, along with mercury exposure as well as a
> host of other health and mental issues related to handling all sorts
> chemicals and hard core science experiments he played with in his
> One of his favorite tricks was identifying chemicals by taste.....
> John Cremati