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Wilhelm Röntgen was a German physicist who, on 8 November 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation that today is known as X-rays. In 1901 he was awarded the first Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery. He is considered the father of diagnostic radiology.
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