Quotes by Wilhelm Röntgen

About Wilhelm Röntgen:

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen was a German physicist, who, on 8 November 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range known as X-rays or Röntgen rays, an achievement that earned him the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901. In honour of his accomplishments, in 2004 the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) named element 111, roentgenium, a radioactive element with multiple unstable isotopes, after him.

Author Bio

  • NameWilhelm Röntgen
  • DescriptionGerman physicist
  • AliasesWilhelm Conrad Röntgen
  • BornMarch 27, 1845
  • DiedFebruary 10, 1923
  • CountryGermany
  • ProfessionPhysicist
  • AwardsNobel Prize In Physics; Order Of Merit For Arts And Science; Elliott Cresson Medal