French physicist Prosper-René Blondlot demonstrated that X-rays travelled at the speed of light.
Stories from Physics
The idea for a device that uses microwaves to heat food came to Percy Spencer in 1945.
During the Second World War, radio operators reported being able to perceive microwaves as auditory stimuli.
Hedy Lamarr was an Austrian-American film actress in Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s.
Over a period of four years, scientists using the Parkes Radio Telescope in New South Wales,
Zebra mussels are an invasive species that have caused significant damage in the Great Lakes in the United States. Researchers...
The story of the discovery of X-rays in 1895 highlights Wilhelm Röntgen’s sensitivity to detail.
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