X-rays were discovered in 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, who received the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901. Several important discoveries have been made using X-rays. These penetrating rays are also used in many applications.
|How Are X-rays Made?|
|X-rays, What Are They?|
|X-rays in Use|
|Discoveries in the Field of X-rays|
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