Antoine Henri Becquerel

[Antoine Henri Becquerel] Catholic physicist. Son of Antoine César Becquerel. Born Paris, France, 1852; died 1908. He discovered Becquerel's Rays, i.e., the invisible radiations from uranium, and made important researches concerning optics. He is the founder of the study of radio-activity, and in 1903 shared the Nobel prize for physics for his valuable work on that subject.

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