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Discovery of x - rays

German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen discovered X-rays in 1985 on November eight, while conducting experiments with vacuum tubes and an electrical generator. While studying the power of cathode rays, Röntgen observed that a plate emitting fluorescence, which disappeared when disconnected from the current. This fluorescence indicated the presence of a ray passing through the plate.

Röntgen continued to repeat the experiment until he discovered that these rays (which he called "X-rays" but are also known as "Röntgen rays") could pass through different types of materials such as paper, wood, aluminum, and so on. However, they did not break through the lead.

He discovered that by holding a lead ring he could see the bones in his hand. Röntgen decided to print the image of his bones on a photographic plate, and that was how the first X-ray was born.

The importance of people's lives was an impact on the media and on society. In February 1986 his technique was used to X-ray a fractured arm.
After it was easy to produce “X-rays”, they soon became popular in shops and public places, for a fee. But when he realized the serious dangers of taking an X-ray freely and with few means of protection, its use was restricted to the medical field.

I chose this discovery as it was one of the greatest advances in technology in 1895 which helped to observe and know the bones and much of our body with ease, to know the bones and how many we have, now in medicine it has several functions.

Sept. 11, 2020, 4:26 p.m. 0 Report Embed Follow story
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