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Henri Becquerel


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SI unit for radioactivity, the becquerel (Bq), named after a crater on moon and Mar


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Early 1896, following Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen’s discovery of X-rays on Jan 5, Becquerel thought that phosphorescent materials might emit penetrating X-ray-like radiation when illuminated by bright sunlight


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Received 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics with Marie Sklodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie


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Physicist – discoverer of radioactivity


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Born-Dec 15, 1852, Died- Aug 25, 1908


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