August 30, 1871 - October 19, 1937
Rutherford's Nuclear Model! Don't Miss!
Tuesday, Nov. 30th 1920 at 6-8pm
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, United States
About Ernest Rutherford
Rumford Medal (1905): awarded by the Royal society for his extremely important discovery in the field of thermal and optical properties of matter.
Nobel Prize for chemistry (1908): awarded for his investigations into the disintegration of the elements and the chemistry of radioactive substances.
Ernest was best known for his discovery in the transmutation of the elements, the nuclear atom, and a host of other phenomena to become the most prominent experimental physicist of his time.
Rutherford, Ernest (1871-1937): Asimov, I. Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology; the Lives and Achievements of 1510 Great Scientists from Ancient Times to the Present, Chronologically Arranged, rev. ed. New York: NY: Avon, 1976.
Rutherford Gold Foil Experiment -." YouTube. YouTube, 14 Apr. 2011. Web. 11 Feb. 2014