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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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    Space Science,Informal Education,Higher Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),electromagnetic,Undergraduate (Lower Division),spectrum,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Roentgen,Electromagnetic Radiation,Electricity & Magnetism,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070303020720622T,History/Policy/Law,Physics,Vocational/Professional Development Education,X-ray,discovery

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