It’s hard to believe, but x-rays have been around since 1895. Invented by a gentleman named Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen (1845-1923), he made the very first x-ray in his laboratory, and used his wife as a Guiney pig.
With a glass bulb and electrodes, he upped the voltage and created the first fluorescent glow that would forever change his life.
This glow could pass through many objects, including the human skin. Are those rocks in your head?
It was an amazing discovery!
Want a picture of your bones? No problem. News traveled across the globe and x-rays were adopted everywhere, even the battlefield.
Gamma rays, anyone?