The overcast sky

Akhtar, Asif (2015) The overcast sky. I Wonder (1). pp. 89-92.

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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salts, describing a series of scientific investigations that arose to understand an unexpected and unusual observation, originally made by this physicist.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
Uncontrolled Keywords: Radioactivity, Radiation
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Physics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > i Wonder
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2018 13:34
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2018 10:38
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