Asked in Science Experiments
Why was ernest Rutherford so surprised about his experiment?
He realized that alpha particles were deflected by the gold foil, and didn't pass through like he thought they would. ...
Asked in Chemistry
Which scientist used a gold foil experiment to discover that an atom has a positively charged nucleus?
Hans Geiger and Ernest Marsden. Rutherford was the supervisor and explained the unexpected results, so his name is usually attached to the experiment as well, but it was Geiger and Marsden who actually did it. ...
Asked in Atoms and Atomic Structure
How did ernest rutherford discovered proton and electrons?
he didn't chadwick discovered neutrons and discovered electrons when he shot a beam of radium that contained alpha particles that are postive which bounced back, and so nucleus was there ...
Asked in Second Life, Names and Name Meanings
Why don't you have a middle name?
Some people (usually women) don't have a middle name so that they can keep their Maiden name as their middle name when they get married. So if you were Mary Smith and you married a Collins, you could have the name Mary Smith Collins. ...