Who invented x rays

asked Mar 11 in Science by arjun (171 points)
Need to know the inventor of xrays
The xrays that is used to scan the bones and know whether a fracture is there in bones

1 Answer

answered Mar 19 by Muralidhar (225 points)

The X rays were discovered by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen

Roentgen got the help of his wife for the first Xray. Roentgen scanned his wife's hands and identified that the rays can pass through flesh and skin to showcase bones. 

German scientist discovered X rays accidentally while working in the lab. The discovery turned the medical industry drastically.

Roentgen was experimenting with an electron discharge tube while the discovery took place.

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 First X ray 

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