Antoine Henri Becquerel

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French physicist who discovered that rays emitted by uranium salts affect photographic plates (1852-1908)

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The year 1996 marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of natural radioactivity by the French physicist Antoine Henri Becquerel while studying the behaviour of a fluorescent uranium salt on exposure to sunlight.