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10/02/1923 German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen dies


X-Rays by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (Milestones of Science)


Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Biography

He is most known for his discovery of X-rays, or electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength ranging from 0.01 to 10 nanometers. In many countries, the X-rays are called simply Röntgen rays. Their main application is medicinal imaging but they are used in many other fields. Element 111 is called Roentgenium in Rontgen’s honor.
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