Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen


  He was a German physicist who was the first recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1901 for his discovery of X- rays. He was professor of physics at the universities of Strasbourg, Giessen, and Wurzburg and Munich. Element 111, Roentgenium, was named for him.  


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