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What did Ernest Rutherford prove?

Ernest Rutheford prove that inside an atom there is a nucleus, which was thought before to be just empty space. He proved this with the Gold Foil experiment. He hypothesis tha (MORE)

How did ernest Rutherford discover his model?

At the time, there was a model known as the Plum Pudding model theorized by J.J. Thompson. Rutherford wanted to test the validity of this model through the Gold Foil Experimen (MORE)

How did Ernest Rutherford die?

An umbilical hernia was left unoperated on for too long. He died after the operation. Rutherford died on October 19 1937 from a hernia. There was a delay in his operation beca (MORE)

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Where did Ernest Rutherford do his work?

Answer     He spent most of his professional career overseas at McGill University in Montreal, Canada (1895-98), and at Manchester University (1898-1907) and Cambri (MORE)

How Ernest Rutherford discovered the proton?

By using the gold foil experiment. Rutherford shot a small piece of gold foil with a beam of positivly charged particles. The end result was positive particles being reflect (MORE)

Why did Ernest Rutherford split the atom?

Rutherford and his team investigated the structure of matter using  natural radioactivity and discovered that atoms have a nucleus with  positive charge. Rutherford put forw (MORE)

Who is Sir Ernest Rutherford?

Ernest Rutherford was a New Zealand chemist and physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics. He discovered that atoms have their positive charge concentrated i (MORE)