Posts Tagged ‘Röntgen’

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 […]

The Story Behind the Image

Posted on: January 11th, 2013 by admin

Richard Gunderman, Professor of Radiology at Indiana University, is passionate about his work. At the recent RSNA meeting in Chicago he urged his […]

Specimen Radiography Improves Workflow

Posted on: May 4th, 2012 by admin

Much of the attention in the press around breast cancer relates to screening mammography, the procedure in which otherwise healthy women undergo X-ray imaging […]

Radiation Dose in Mammography

Posted on: December 15th, 2011 by admin

In November 1895 the physicist Wilhelm Röntgen performed an experiment in which invisible cathode rays, generated by electrostatic discharges from within an evacuated glass tube, […]