This Day in History November 8, 1895

By Ruth on November 8, 2013 in history, science


Today’s feature is certainly quite important to the world of medical science. On this date in 1895, Wilhelm Roentgen “accidentally” discovered the X-ray.  He was doing some experiments with electricity–cathode rays to be precise.  He discovered that there was a new kind of light that could pass through solid matter.  And the rest if history. At last broken bones could be diagnosed precisely.

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