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n. - German physicist who discovered x-rays and developed x-ray photography (1845-1923).

Usage examples (25)
  • The young German gentleman of the name of Rontgen, who left England
  • But what I am anxious to arrive at is it is one thing for instance to invent those rays Rontgen did or the telescope like Edison, though I believe it was before his time
  • As Nobel physics laureates, Fert and Gruenberg join the ranks of some of the greatest names in science, such as Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Niels Bohr and Wilhelm...
  • It was found by Faraday that many other transparent media besides heavy glass would show the phenomenon if placed between the poles, only in a less degree; and the very... for more
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