Visit Remscheid's top attractions in this 54 minutes itinerary. Röntgen Denkmal, Röntgen-Museum, Röntgen Museum and all other sights were never that easy to visit in this well planned 54 minutes Remscheid itinerary.
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Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (; German: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈʁœntɡən]; 27 March 1845 – 10 February 1923) was a German mechanical engineer and physicist, who, on 8 November 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range known as X-rays or Röntgen rays, an achievement that earned him the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901. In honour of his accomplishments, in 2004 the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) named element 111, roentgenium, a radioactive element with multiple unstable isotopes, after him. == Biography == === Education === Born to a German father and a Dutch mother, he attended high school in Utrecht, Netherlands. In 1865 he was expelled from high school when one of his teachers intercepted a caricature. Without a high school diploma, Röntgen could attend university in the Netherlands, but only as a visitor.Read more