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Discoveries by Accident

Naturevolume 150page735 (1942) | Download Citation

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PROF. H. R. ROBINSON writes in NATURE of November 21, p. 591: “In November 1895, Röntgen discovered X-rays, largely by accident ; Becquerel's discovery of radioactivity in February 1896 was largely a second accident arising out of Röntgen's discovery”.

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