History of the Atomic theory

Ernest Rutherford by Ike

Summary of the life of Ernest Rutherford


Born on August 30th, 1971 Ernest Rutherford was the first child and second son in a family of seven with five girls in the town known as Nelson New Zealand.


In 1914 Rutherford was knighted and appointed to the order of merit in 1925.

Tragedy struck as Ernest died in Cambridge on October 19th, 1937.

Ernest Rutherford - Giant of Science