UW Radiology


January 7, 2015

Featured History: Wilhelm Röntgen  

“I didn’t think; I investigated.” So said Wilhelm Röntgen when asked what he was thinking on November 8, 1895, at the moment he discovered X-rays. His investigations and the resulting paper, “On a New Kind of Rays,” took the world by storm, revolutionized medicine, and earned him the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 (1)….