Becquerel rays
Becquerel rays Becque`rel" rays" (Physics) Radiations first observed by the French physicist Henri Becquerel, in working with uranium and its compounds. They consist of a mixture of alpha, beta, and gamma rays. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Becquerel , Antoine Henri — (1852–1908) French physicist Becquerel was born in Paris; his early scientific and engineering training was at the Ecole Polytechnique and the School of Bridges and Highways, and in 1876 he started teaching at the Polytechnique. From 1875 he… …   Scientists

  • Becquerel family —    The Becquerel were a family of noted French physicists. Antoine Becquerel (1788 1878), born in Châtillon sur Loing (today Châtillon Coligny), studied the phenomenon of diamagnetism, but he is particularly known for his work in the field of… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Becquerel, (Antoine-) Henri — born Dec. 15, 1852, Paris, France died Aug. 25, 1908, Le Croisic French physicist. His grandfather, Antoine César (1788–1878), was one of the founders of the field of electrochemistry, and his father, Alexandre Edmond (1820–91), made important… …   Universalium

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