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Antoine Henri Becquerel (15 December 1852 – 25 August 1908) was a French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the discoverer of radioactivity along with Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie, for which all three won the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics.


2.Becquerel's earliest work was concerned with the plane polarization of light, with the phenomenon of phosphorescence and with the absorption of light by crystals (his doctorate thesis).

Antoine Henri Becquerel 1903 Born: 15 December 1852, Paris, France Died: 25 August 1908, France Affiliation at the time of the award: École Polytechnique, Paris, France Prize motivation: "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by his discovery of spontaneous radioactivity" Field: Nuclear physics


Antoine Henri Becquerel - Physicist, Nobel laureate, and the discoverer of radioactivity.

Antoine-Henri Becquerel: Becquerel, while experimenting with fluorescence, accidentally found out that uranium exposed a photographic plate, wrapped with black paper, with some unknown radiation that could not be turned off like X-rays.


(Antoine) Henri Becquerel (1852-1908), French physicist. "for his discovery of spontaneous radioactivity"

Antoine-Henri Becquerel, photolithograph, Figure 60, Recherches sur une propriété nouvelle de la matiére, 1903.


Antoine Henri Becquerel (1852 - 1908) 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics