CREATORSlowiczek, Fran / Peters, Pamela M.
TITLEThe Discovery Of Radioactivity: The Dawn of the Nuclear Age
URLhttp://www.verslo.is/home/Raungreinar/efn/Itarefni/Geislavir...
HOMEPAGEhttp://www.medicalmuseum.mil/
DATE PUBLISHED1999
DATE ACCESSED3-23-2016


This website provides a brief overview of the beginnings of nuclear physics, exploring the research that led to the discovery of radioactivity and mentioning applications of radioactivity in the 21st century. Focusing on the years between 1895 and 1911, the site covers the research performed by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, Henri Becquerel, Marie and Pierre Curie, and Ernest Rutherford. The website, part of the National Health Museum, contains several other pages which provide additional information on radioactivity.



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