When were x rays discovered

When were x rays discovered?

Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen is credited with the discovery of x-rays in 1895, and was the first to systematically study them. He was also the first to obtain an x-ray photograph of part of the human body, his wife’s hand, discovering its potential medical use. In 1901, he received the first Nobel Prize in physics. X-rays are sometimes referred to as Roentgen rays.


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