Wilhelm Röntgen

Penicillin Wilhelm Röntgen and the first-ever medical X-ray, which he made after accidentally stumbling upon the previously unknown form of radiation. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) The course of human evolution has been punctuated by a long succession of chance discoveries and accidental inventions; and in fact, experts estimate that between 30 and 50 percent of of all... Read more »

February 7, 2014 at IST / Science & Technology, Story.