Posts Tagged ‘Röntgen’

The Rule of Three

Posted on: October 9th, 2020 by admin 1 Comment

The second week in October is when the world’s leading scientists eagerly await a telephone call from Stockholm with life-changing […]

Protons vs Photons

Posted on: February 21st, 2020 by admin

X-rays, first discovered by Wilhelm Röntgen in 1895, are beams of photons that exhibit three intrinsic properties when passing through biological tissue. […]

Disrupting the X-Ray Market

Posted on: February 22nd, 2019 by admin 1 Comment

It’s been more than 120 years since Ivan Puluj and Wilhelm Röntgen conducted their groundbreaking experiments leading to the discovery of X-rays. […]

A Day to Celebrate

Posted on: November 9th, 2018 by admin 3 Comments

Yesterday, 8 November 2018, marked the 123rd anniversary of the discovery of X-rays by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen. It has been […]

The Forgotten Man of X-rays

Posted on: January 8th, 2016 by admin 1 Comment

Three Nobel Prizes have been awarded in medical imaging: for computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and X-rays. When […]

But is it Physics?

Posted on: January 1st, 2016 by admin 3 Comments

It is generally accepted that medical imaging was launched 120 years ago when the physicist Wilhelm Röntgen performed an experiment in which […]

Dr Röntgen Comes to Town

Posted on: December 5th, 2014 by admin

Fifty thousand delegates – radiologists, physicists, sales representatives, radiographers and business executives – converged on the McCormick Center in Chicago this past […]

The Art of X-Rays

Posted on: October 17th, 2014 by admin 2 Comments

© Arie Van ‘t Riet Working alone in his laboratory in Würzburg, Germany in November 1895, Wilhelm Röntgen discovered that invisible cathode rays, generated […]

Phantoms of Delight

Posted on: March 14th, 2014 by admin 2 Comments

The dictionary defines a phantom as an apparition, an illusion without material substance that only exists in a person’s mind. It is also an “illustration, part of which is […]

Experiment Eleven and Other Nobel Stories

Posted on: October 18th, 2013 by admin

October is the month when those scientists who aspire to the ultimate recognition are waiting for a telephone call from Stockholm. Early […]