# The Nature of the γ and X-Rays

@article{Bragg1908TheNO,
title={The Nature of the $\gamma$ and X-Rays},
author={William Henry Sir Bragg},
journal={Nature},
year={1908},
volume={78},
pages={293-294}
}
• W. Bragg
• Published 1 July 1908
• Physics
• Nature
THE arguments contained in Dr. Barkla's letter to NATURE ot May 7 do not directly affect the position which I have taken in respect to the nature of the γ and X-rays. I have shown that all the striking phenomena of the secondary kathode radiations are simply and completely explained on a neutral pair theory, but not on the older theory of ether pulses. Dr. Barkla refuses to consider this large body of evidence on the ground that it is well to deal with the simple and then proceed to the complex…
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