The overcast sky

Akhtar, Asif (2015) The overcast sky. i wonder.... pp. 89-92. ISSN 2582-1636

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How did bad weather and a chance observation of what was most likely a failed experiment, lead to the Nobel-prize winning discovery of radioactivity? In this article, the author narrates the story of Henri Becquerel’s experiments with uranium salts, describing a series of scientific investigations that arose to understand an unexpected and unusual observation, originally made by this physicist.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Akhtar, Asif
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Radioactivity, Radiation
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Physics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > i wonder...
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