Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen

Literature | | X-Rays

8.Nov.1895 Discovery of X-Rays (Röntgenstrahlung)

  • „A new type of radiation“ (X-Strahlen)
  • Accidental discovery during experiments with cathode ray tubes: a sheet covered with one of the substances Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen was experimenting began to emit light while in the proximity of the cathode ray tube.
  • The first publicly known X-Ray photograph was actually made by Albert Von Kölliker, a swiss lecturer, who used his hand in his lectures to demonstrate the effect of X-rays.
WilhelmConradRoentgen VonKollikersHand

Literature | | X-Rays