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The Fascinating History of Radiography

Key Points Learn how x-rays were discovered and their importance over time. On November 8, 1895, physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845-1923) becomes the first person to observe X-rays, a significant scientific advancement that would ultimately benefit a variety of fields, most of all medicine, by making the invisible visible.  Röntgen’s discovery occurred accidentally in his […]

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