Essays Tagged: "Henri Becquerel"

The biography of Marie Curie which is titled "She Discovered Radium"

oor and both had to undertake much teaching to earn a livelihood. The discovery of radioactivity by Henri Becquerel in 1896 inspired the Curies in their brilliant researches and analyses which led to ...

(2 pages) 61 1 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A report on Marie Curie.

Poland. For these discoveries, the Curies were jointly awarded the 1903 Nobel Prize in physics with Henri Becquerel, who had earlier discovered the phenomenon that Marie later called radioactivity. Ho ...

(5 pages) 103 1 4.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Marie Curie

veries of radiation, which were made by Wilhelm Roentgen on the discovery of X-rays in 1895, and by Henri Becquerel in 1896, when he discovered uranium gives off similar invisible radiation as the X-r ... Marie Curie obtained her doctorate for a thesis on radioactive substances, and with her husband and Henri Becquerel she won the Nobel Prize for physics for the joint discovery of radioactivity. Finall ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Becquerel and Rutherford: Contributions to Science

as any connection between X-rays and naturally occurring phosphorescence, after his discussion with Henri Poincaré on the radiation which had been recently discovered by Röntgen (X-rays) a ...

(1 pages) 25 0 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Radioactivity

small quantities throughout the interior of the earth.Soon after the discovery of the X-ray, Henry Becquerel the effects of radioactive substances in 1896. When uranium salts affected a photographic ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Accomplished Life of Marie Curie

these mysterious rays X-rays with the x standing for unknown. A few months later, French physicist Henri Becquerel accidentally discovered that these uranium compounds emitted rays, even if left in t ... ies of the pure metals. In 1903 the Nobel Prize was jointly awarded too Pierre and Marie Curie, and Henri Becquerel for the discovery of two radioactive elements radium (named for its radiant blue glo ...

(7 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

How the Atom Bomb Was Developed         The events leading to

eveloped The events leading to the development of the atom bomb began in 1896. In that year Henri Becquerel of France discovered radioactivity of certain atoms. Influenced by Becquerel's work, ...

(4 pages) 509 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

How the Atom Bomb Was Developed         The events leading to

eveloped The events leading to the development of the atom bomb began in 1896. In that year Henri Becquerel of France discovered radioactivity of certain atoms. Influenced by Becquerel's work, ...

(4 pages) 464 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Radon. Our Major Source of Radiation Dose

ity of radon is measured in Becquerels per cubic metre of air(Bq m-3). The Becquerel is named after Henri Becquerel (see essay number1). A Becquerel is one radioactive disintegration per second.averag ...

(9 pages) 859 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Chemistry Paper About Marie Sklodowska Curie, a Famous Scientist Who Discovered The Element Polonium

September 1897 Curie gave birth to couples first daughter, Irene.The discovery of radioactivity by Henri Becquerel in 1896 inspired the Curies in their researches and analyses which led to the isolat ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

How a nuclear power plant works

First, let us start with some history introduce the subject.It was thanks to the discovery of Henri Becquerel in 1896 on natural radioactivity that everything began. In 1898, Marie Curie discove ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry