Did Rontgen discover X-rays?

Answer German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered what he called "X-rays" on November 8, 1895. He gave these rays that name because they were of unknown origin at that time. The first X-ray ever ... Read More »

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Did Roentgen discover x-rays?

Yes, Wilhelm Roentgen discovered x-rays while he was experimenting with cathode radiation. One of his first experiments, in 1895, was x-raying his wife's hand that had a ring on it. Roentgen found ... Read More »

Is Discover Bank connected to the Discover Card?

Yes, both Discover Bank and Discover Card are offerings of Discover Financial Services. The company has offered credit cards since 1986 and also owns both PULSE and Diners Club, two additional paym... Read More »

When did x-rays come out?

While researching cathode rays, German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen discovered that certain objects became transparent when the rays were aimed at them toward a photographic plate. In late 1895... Read More »

How are x-rays used?

A nurse or technician positions an X-ray film plate underneath the part of your body that has been injured and a tiny amount of radiation passes through your body, transferring an image onto the fi... Read More »