While walking or riding the bus to school in Würzburg, I passed the Röntgen House many times, not really paying attention. Then after some history lessons in school, I saw the significance of this famous research building.
With this discovery he was granted the Nobel Price rice in physics. The home belonged to the formal Physics Institute of the University of Würzburg at the Röntgenring 8 address, and now used by the University of applied science of Würzburg-Schweinfurt
The discovery came on a late Friday evening of the 8th ofNovember 1895. Saga is that he used his wife’s hand under the first x-raymachine. He presented his new finding in publications and magazines
Plague reads: W.C. Röntgen discovered the x-rays in 1895 in this building.
The Röntgen memorial site contains an exhibition of historical machines, instruments and documents. The Röntgen Memorial Site is located at the Röntgenring 8, Würzburg (photos by Wikimedia)
The first medical X-ray (Röntgenstrahlen) was taken by Wilhelm Röntgen of his wife Anna Bertha Ludwig’s hand in 1895