World’s First X-Ray.


The first X-ray photograph ever is still existant! Taken by Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen in 1896, it shows the inner structure of his wife’s hand. -via Reddit

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Tesla, baby, Roentgen gave us the first whatever, Tesla discovered the thing.....and the freekin' power.....etc etc teslacetera....
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I hate to be a stickler but.......being a radiology resident I had to speak up. The famous first x-ray taken by Rontgen (proper spelling with umlaut over the "o") was not of his wifes hand but rather Albert von Kölliker's hand, a colleague of his. The story of his wifes hand and wedding ring makes a good story though!

P.S. I still love you neatorama!
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