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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Their accomplishments led the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to award the Curies, jointly with Henri Becquerel, the Nobel Prize in physics for 1903.
In 1903, Marie received her doctorate in science from the Sorbonne, the first woman in France to do so, and the Nobel Committee awarded Henri Becquerel and the Curies the Nobel Prize in Physics.
Et fisico frances Henri Becquerel descubre la radioactividad.
Her husband soon joined in her scientific investigations into the natural radioactivity discovered by another French scientist, Antoine Henri Becquerel.
The Curies began researching radioactive elements after Henri Becquerel discovered, by chance, radioactive uranium.
En 1896, Antoine Henri Becquerel observo que los compuestos de uranio presentaban un fenomeno semejante al de los rayos X, es decir, emision de radiaciones.
Pierre and Marie had won the prize for physics in 1903 jointly with Henri Becquerel.
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.