This discovery was important for medical diagnosis. It also made other important discoveries possible, such as that of radioactivity. Radioactivity was discovered in 1898 by Antoine Henri Becquerel. Marie and Pierre Curie did most research about it. All three were awarded the Nobel prize in 1903.
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