1895 – Germany

picture of the diploma awarded to Roentgen by the NOBEL foundation. link to:link to: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1901/index.html
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‘X-Rays are high energy radiation given off when fast-moving electrons lose energy very rapidly’

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image of an early X-Ray image of a human hand taken by Roentgen. link to : http://wiki.chemprime.chemeddl.org/images/4/45/180px-Roentgen-x-ray-1896-01-23.jpg

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