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Hand Trivia: The first Xray was that of the Hand


Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
 (1845 – 1923) produced and detected X-Ray on 8 November 1895.  The first X-ray radiograph was that of his wife’s left hand, taken on December 22nd, 1895. He reported his findings a year later. He was awarded the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901.


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