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a unit of radiation exposure

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German physicist who discovered x-rays and developed roentgenography (1845-1923)

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The Antiques Roadshow has interesting furniture, but I have yet to see a Roentgen desk brought in for a valuation - the lucky owner probably knows it will already be worth half a million pounds and rising.
Soon Roentgen is immersed in experiments to learn more about this new radiation, which he calls X-rays.
Contract supply unit roentgen diagnostic digital universal remote control for radiographic examinations and fluoroscopy with generator Rx 80 kW, according to the specification attached to the SEAP, installation, commissioning, personnel training beneficiary and service during the warranty period.
1895: German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen published a paper on his studies of a new type of ray, which he dubbed the X-ray.
The German Roentgen Satellite, or ROSAT, has been drifting in Earth orbit since it was officially decommissioned in 1999.
and Worcester District medical societies, the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, New England Roentgen Ray Society, Mass.
On November 8, 1895, German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen was trying to repeat an experiment in which cathode rays light up salts and darken a photographic plate.
Leading article: InPractice; Quarterly Publication of the American Roentgen Ray Society.
To mark the 200th anniversary of the death of furniture maker David Roentgen, exhibitors will collectively show a large selection of furniture by Abraham and David Roentgen who, famed for their marquetry, secret drawers and mechanical fittings, supplied the courts of Paris, Berlin and St Petersburg in the latter half of the 18th century.
The results were presented May 7 at the American Roentgen Ray Society annual meeting.
MIAMI BEACH -- Mammography can be used after breast cancer surgery to distinguish surgical sequelae from recurrence of cancer, according to a presentation at the annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society.
Priscilla Slanetz reported during the annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society.
Roentgen was experimenting with vacuum tubes in a dim room when he noticed that a nearby plate, that had been coated with barium platinocyanide, began to glow.
THE X-ray was discovered by German Wilhelm Roentgen at the end of the 19th Century.
Value of Schuller conventional roentgen diagnosis and computerized tomography of the temporal bone in preoperative diagnosis of the Tubingen implantable cochlear amplifier].