Five Facets of Photography – Photographs that Changed the World: Rontgen’s X-Ray

A medical X-ray photograph of Anna Bertha Röntgen hand made by her husband Wilhelm in 1895. The discovery of x-rays won Wilhelm the first Nobel Prize ever granted for physics in 1901. His breakthrough quickly went into use around the world, revolutionizing the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and illnesses.  Anna was not impressed, however.  ‘I have seen my death’, she said when she first glimpsed it.

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