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Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen

Physicist (27-Mar-1845 — 10-Feb-1923)


Arnulf K. Esterer. Discoverer of X-Ray: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen. J. Messner. 1968. 191pp.

Otto Glassner. Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen and the Early History of the Roentgen Rays. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas. 1934. Reprinted 1992 by Norman Publishing, 494pp.

W. Robert Nitske. The Life of Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, Discoverer of the X Ray. University of Arizona Press. 1971. 355pp.


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  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.651)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1261)

  8. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.294)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.428)

  10. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.580)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.411)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.147)

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