Tesla X Ray

Shadowgraphs

Although X-rays were invented by Wilhelm Röntgen on Nov. 8, 1895, Nikola Tesla had also been experimenting with what he called “shadowgraphs.” In the fall of 1894, Tesla became intrigued by damage to photographic plates during experiments to study radiant power on phosphorescent bodies. His early investigations were deterred, however, by a fire in his…

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