Definition of Henri becquerel
1. Noun. French physicist who discovered that rays emitted by uranium salts affect photographic plates (1852-1908).
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1. A History of Chemistry by Forris Jewett Moore (1918)
"No one, however, realized that their discovery had any important bearing upon chemical problems until in the following year henri becquerel discovered a ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1907)
"henri becquerel is professor in the Jardin des Plantes of Paris ... Here Henri Becquerel'a father and grandfather—men renowned throughout the world for ..."
3. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1909)
"A " SCIENTIFIC DYNASTY" The sudden death of the eminent scientist, Dr. henri becquerel, which occurred August 25111, is a loss not to France alone but to ..."
4. The Kingdom of Man by Edwin Ray Lankester (1907)
"henri becquerel is professor in the Jardin des Plantes of Paris ... Here Henri Becquerel^ father and grandfather—men renowned throughout the world for their ..."
5. Year-book of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1901)
"M. henri becquerel discovered that uranium at ordinary tempera- ures emits a radiation which resembles in many respects Rontgen ays, inasmuch as it can ..."
6. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1906)
"It occurred to M. henri becquerel, as he himself tells us, to inquire whether other phosphorescent bodies besides the glowing vacuum-tubes of the ..."