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Shortly after Becquerel's discovery, experiments proved that salts of the rare metal thorium are radio-active.
The phenomena of radioactivity were discovered accidentally in 1896 by the French chemist Becquerel.Q. E. D., or New Light on the Doctrine of Creation|George McCready Price
Professor Becquerel was the first one to suggest that it might possess therapeutic or healing powers.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)|Grant Hague
In 1896, Becquerel found that compounds of uranium, and also the metal itself, are radio-active.
These rays are often called Becquerel rays in honor of their discoverer.Physics|Willis Eugene Tower