Sunday quiz: Easy like Sunday morning

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November 07, 2020 11:54 am | Updated January 06, 2022 10:30 pm IST

Sunday quiz Easy like Sunday morning
Neon finders: William Ramsay and (right) Morris Travers.
1 / 10 | On November 8, 1895, this German scientist was experimenting with cathode rays when he chanced on a discovery that went on to earn him the first ever Nobel Prize in Physics. It was such a remarkable discovery that within a year of its announcement, its application to diagnosis and therapy was an established part of the medical profession. Initially his discovery was named after him, but since he did not know what he had discovered, he came up with a one-letter name for it. What was this discovery and who was this scientist?
Answer : X-Rays, Wilhelm Roentgen

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