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This article from the American Physical Society's APS News Online provides an explanation of the discovery of X-rays and the revolutionary impact it has had on physics and astronomy.  Roentgen's scientific career is described along with the announcement of his discovery and the applications of X-rays for diagnosis and therapy that followed.  Also included is the famous first X-ray photograph from Roentgen's experiments of his wife's hand.
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Keywords: Roentgen, X-ray, discovery, electromagnetic, spectrum
Record Creator: Metadata instance created November 10, 2006 by Ann Deml
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AIP Format
(American Physical Society, College Park, 2001), WWW Document, (http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200111/history.cfm).
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APS News Online: This Month in Physics History – November 8, 1895: Roentgen's Discovery of X-rays, (American Physical Society, College Park, 2001), <http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200111/history.cfm>.
APA Format
APS News Online: This Month in Physics History – November 8, 1895: Roentgen's Discovery of X-rays. (2001). Retrieved October 25, 2014, from American Physical Society: http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200111/history.cfm
Chicago Format
American Physical Society. APS News Online: This Month in Physics History – November 8, 1895: Roentgen's Discovery of X-rays. College Park: American Physical Society, 2001. http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200111/history.cfm (accessed 25 October 2014).
MLA Format
APS News Online: This Month in Physics History – November 8, 1895: Roentgen's Discovery of X-rays. College Park: American Physical Society, 2001. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200111/history.cfm>.
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