Henri Becquerel


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Noun1.Henri Becquerel - French physicist who discovered that rays emitted by uranium salts affect photographic plates (1852-1908)Henri Becquerel - French physicist who discovered that rays emitted by uranium salts affect photographic plates (1852-1908)
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In science, what R did the French physicist Henri Becquerel discover in 1896?
1896: French physicist and Nobel lauretate Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity.
Her husband soon joined in her scientific investigations into the natural radioactivity discovered by another French scientist, Antoine Henri Becquerel.
The other was the experience of Henri Becquerel, who had forgotten a packet of uranium salts which he left in a drawer.
Radioactivity was first discovered in 1896 by the French physicist Henri Becquerel, while working on phosphorescent materials.
In 1903, Marie received her doctorate in science from the Sorbonne, the first woman in France to do so, and the Nobel Committee awarded Henri Becquerel and the Curies the Nobel Prize in Physics.
Details of the 1903 Nobel Prize in physics awarded to Antoine Henri Becquerel, Pierre Curie, and Marie Curie.
It is named after Antoine Henri Becquerel, who co-discovered radioactivity.