Henri Becquerel

Antoine Henri Becquerel (15 December 1852 – 25 August 1908) was a French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the first person to discover evidence of radioactivity. For work in this field he, along with Marie Curie and Pierre Curie, received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics. The SI unit for radioactivity, the becquerel (Bq), is named after him.

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Name(s):
      Antoine Henri Becquerel
Occupation:
      Physicist
Birth:
      December 15, 1852, Paris, France
Death:
      August 25, 1908, Le Croisic, France
Spouse:
      Lucie-Zoe-Marie Jasmin (m. 1874–1878)
Eductions:
      École Polytechnique,
      Lycée Louis-le-Grand,
      École des ponts ParisTech
Awards:
      Nobel Prize in Physics,
      Copley Medal,
      Rumford Medal
Known for:
      Discovery of Radioactivity


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