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The life of Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen : discoverer of the X ray

Author: W Robert Nitske
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 1971.
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Nitske, W. Robert.
Life of Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen.
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 1971
(OCoLC)899755901
Named Person: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen; Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen; Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen; Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen; Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen; Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen; Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Robert Nitske
ISBN: 0816502595 9780816502592
OCLC Number: 137673
Notes: Includes three papers by W.C. Röntgen, A new kind of ray, preliminary communication; A new kind of ray, continuation; and Further observations on the properties of X rays, third communication (p. 310-336).
Description: xi, 355 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, genealogical table, map (on lining paper), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The discovery--the magnum opus --
Antecedence and early environment --
Student days--gaudeamus igitur --
The peripatetic professor --
Relaxation--die grossen ferien --
To Würzburg, again --
The strange phenomenon --
Honors and tributes --
The news media --
"The new marvel in photography" / by H.J.W. Dam --
Brief interlude --
Priority claims --
By any name --
Pioneer work--equipment and utilization --
the final communication on x rays --
Why Munich? --
X equals electromagnetic --
The forest haven in Weilheim --
The war years --
After the war --
Alone --
An eventful final year.
Responsibility: by W. Robert Nitske.

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