The Nobel Laureate W.C. Roentgen and His X-Rays

  title={The Nobel Laureate W.C. Roentgen and His X-Rays},
  author={Rajinder Singh},
  journal={Indian journal of history of science},
  • Rajinder Singh
  • Published 1 September 2016
  • Indian journal of history of science
The first time, in 1901, the Physics Nobel Prize was awarded to Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, the discoverer of the X-rays. At that time neither the nominees nor the nominators were well-informed about the processes. Equally, it was a challenge for the Nobel Committee and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, to find out “the physicist”, out of many nominated persons, who deserves the award. The nomination letters, the report of the Nobel Committee and other documents dealing with W.C… Expand
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