BREAKING NEWS!!! Daily News- 1895

German physicist Wilhelm Rontgen devlops X-Rays

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The Discovery

Already working with tubes of light a tube wad filled with gas. The tube of gas was then passed through a high voltage light. This resulted in a fluorescent light being cast. Then a black shield was covered over the tube with a green fluorescent light being visible a few feet away. Through various other experiments he found that this new ray could cast through solid objects. Not having a name for this ray it was considered an "X" ray.
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Uses of these rays?

X Rays are used to see things within the human body by images.

Why is it important to us?

These rays are very important being that they help doctors and people within the medical field see what could be causing medical problems for a patient. Also to see if you have any broken bones, sprained body parts, or torn tissue in your body.

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