Joseph John Thomson
By Quint Eikner and Kadley Harmon
Claim to Fame
J.J. Thompson is famous for the plum pudding atom diagram.
Life and achievements
He was an English physicist, born on December 18, 1856, and died 1940. He was given th Nobel prize in physics, a royal medal, the Copley medal, the Elliot cresson medal, the Hughes Medal, the Franklin medal, and a Faraday medal. He went to the university of Manchester and the University of Cambridge
JJ Thomson discovered the electron by using a cathode ray tube to study electricity