Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen: The Birth of Radiology
Rosenbusch, Gerd, de Knecht-Van Eekelen, Annemarie
- 出版商: Springer
- 出版日期: 2019-04-02
- 售價: $1,550
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- 語言: 英文
- 頁數: 203
- 裝訂: Hardcover - also called cloth, retail trade, or trade
- ISBN: 3319976605
- ISBN-13: 9783319976600
R ntgen (1845-1923) was born in Lennep, Germany, but emigrated with his family to the Netherlands in 1848. As a 17-year-old he moved to Utrecht, entering the Technical School and living at the home of Dr. Jan Willem Gunning. In this well-educated family he was stimulated to continue his studies at university. In 1868 he received a diploma from the Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich and just a year later completed a PhD in physics. He followed his mentor, August Kundt, to the universities of W rzburg (1870) and Strasburg (1872) and married Anna Ludwig in 1872. In 1879 R ntgen gained his first professorship at a German University, in Giessen, followed by a chair in W rzburg in 1888. Here he discovered X-rays in 1895, for which he received the first Nobel Prize in physics in 1901. From 1900 until his retirement in 1921 he occupied the chair of physics at the Munich University.
Annemarie de Knecht-van Eekelen, PhD, was born in 1945 in Utrecht, the Netherlands. She studied biology in her hometown university and in 1984 received a doctorate in the history of medicine for her thesis Towards a rational infant feeding. The science of nutrition and paediatrics in the Netherlands 1840-1914. From 1991 to 1998 she taught history of medicine at the Free University of Amsterdam. Until 2007 she managed the international consultancy and training activities of Cito, Institute for Educational Measurement in Arnhem, the Netherlands. She has written over a hundred articles and several books on the history of medicine, including a history of radiology in the Netherlands.