Tag Archives: Radioactivity

1896: The Dawn of Radioactivity – Pioneering Discoveries of Röntgen, Becquerel, and the Curies

Discoveries by Röntgen, Becquerel, and the Curies in radioactivity reshaped our understanding of the natural world, leading to groundbreaking advancements in physics and science

1862: Tracing Earth’s Timeline – The Scientific Journey to Determine Its Age

William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, initially estimated Earth's age at 20 to 40 million years, a figure debated by nineteenth-century scientists. The discovery of radioactivity led to a revised estimate of 4.567 billion years, aligning with [...]