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Plaque in Rontgen's laboratory donated by distinguished physicists, including Max Planck  
   

Plaque in Rontgen's laboratory donated by distinguished physicists, including Max Planck

Thursday June 16, 2016 - Heidelberg to Nuremberg - And now, a word from our sponsor

June 16th 2016
On November 8, 1895, a 50 year old German physicist was experimenting with Crookes tubes (evacuated globes with a cathode and an electrode between which a current can be passed). He was primarily interested in the light produced, but when he covered the tube with sturdy paper he noted that a platinobarium screen 9 feet away glowed, a result he had not predicted. He immediately recognized that he h ... read more
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German Flag As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
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