The sensational discovery of X-rays

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W. C. Röntgen discovered X-rays about this time a century ago. Within a few months, Becquerel was making the first observations of radioactivity. But the beginnings of the then new physics were not a tidy business.

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Maddox, J. The sensational discovery of X-rays. Nature 375, 183 (1995) doi:10.1038/375183a0

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