Large letters of the title shouted: “Sensational discovery!” The sensation was illustrated by a scary picture of the hand bones wearing a wedding ring. The caption indicated that the ringed hand belonged to Frau Berthe, whose last name was, as you have probably already guessed, Röntgen. Thus, the great physicist's wife had a hand in the discovery of X-rays, for which the rector of Würzburg University Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, would later be awarded the very first Nobel Prize in Physics. And the rays and images like that of Bertha's hand will later be called X-rays.
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