Mainz Daily Photo

X…..

 

(-ray) marks the spot. 

You’d be surprised at all the things that the locals have invented over time- 

X-Ray by Wilhelm Röntgen

Refrigeration by Gottfried Linde

The theory of coloUrs – Goethe

MP3 by the folks at the Fraunhofer Institute

Hassium by my friend Rainer Hasse

Moveable type by Johnny G

Alzheimer’s by someone whose name escapes me…

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This entry was published on 9 April, 2015 at 15:36 and is filed under Language, Mainz, Science. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “X…..

  1. While I’m sure I can butcher some of these names, I’m not as bad as the folks who call the last one “Old-timer’s.”

  2. I’m feeling dizzy looking at that!

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