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    Ernest Rutherford

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    Ernest Rutherford was born in Brightwater, New Zealand on 30 August 1871. He was the son of James Rutherford who was a farmer in New Zealand, but originated in Scotland. He and his wife Martha Thompson moved out there to grow flax and raise their kids. At birth his name was misspelt as ‘Earnest’ on his birth certificate. At the age of 5 he and his family moved to Railhead near Foxhill so that they could attend the local school. Then at the age of 10 they moved again to Marlborough Sounds so that

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    Ernest Rutherford

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    chemistry was Ernest Rutherford. His distinctive ideas created discoveries and theories that made him famous, up to a point that he's even being considered the father of nuclear physics, not an everyday title. Nowadays we know of certain types of rays thanks to Edward, even though he basically named them. A sturdy example would be the gamma rays, that are used in therapeutic machines. Ernest basically implanted a seed in science which later developed into massive discoveries. Biography Ernest Rutherford

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    Ernest Rutherford Ernest Rutherford was born in New Zealand in 1871 as one of 12 children. It was Rutherford who first "split" an atom and who discovered the atomic "nucleus", a name that he invented. For this he is regarded as the greatest experimental physicist of his time. Rutherford was one of the first and most important researchers in nuclear physics. Soon after the discovery of radioactivity in 1986 by the French physicist Antoine Henri Becquerel, Rutherford discovered the three different

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    Ernest Rutherford

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    Ernest Rutherford Ernest Rutherford was born in Spring Grove in New Zealand on August 30th, 1871. His parents, James and Martha, had emigrated from Great Britain and believed their children, numbering 12, should have proper education. At the age of 16 Ernest won his first scholarship to Nelson College, where he was a popular student. He followed with a second scholarship to Canterbury College in Christchurch, and by 1893 had graduated with first class honours in Physics and Mathematics. Rutherford

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    Ernest Rutherford

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    Ernest Rutherford Born on August 30th, 1871 in New Zealand, Ernest Rutherford accomplished to be one of many successful chemists throughout the world in the 19th and the 20th centuries. With his brilliant experiments he explained the puzzling problem of radioactivity and the sudden breakdown of atoms. In addition, he determined the structure of the atom and was first to ever split it. Rutherford's great mind triggered innovations of new technology such as the smoke detector that saves many

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    What school did Ernest Rutherford go to? How far did he go in his education? Why? Ernest received his early education in Government schools. At the age of 16 he showed great talent so entered Nelson Collegiate School. In 1889 he was awarded a University scholarship to the University of New Zealand, Wellington. 1894, he was awarded an 1851 Exhibition Science Scholarship, enabling him to go to Trinity College, Cambridge. It is believed that Ernest received more scholarships that any other chemist

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    Ernest Rutherford is a pioneer who took his dreams to life. He became a chemist/ philosopher and did many extraordinary experiments, especially for what he is heard after. He was the first philosopher to split an atom. It was extremely dangerous, he took the risk and did it, he did one of the hardest things of chemistry. He is one of the greatest chemists in history. He was born in August 30, 1871 in New Zealand. He was 4th child of the 12 children and the 2nd son of James and Martha Rutherford.

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    Ernest Rutherford was a New Zealand born British physicist who is famously known for “splitting the atom.” His work on the gold foil experiment contributed greatly to the model of the atom and helped develop the standard model of the atom to what we now use today. Without his contributions we would still be using the Plum Pudding model, an out dated and incorrect model, and we would have less of an understanding of how atoms form the world around us. Before Rutherford’s Geiger-Marsden experiment

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    J.J. Thomson

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    Ernest Rutherford also known as The Lord Rutherford of Nelson, born on the 30/08/1871, was born in Brightwater, Tasman District, New Zealand and is renowned as the father of nuclear physics and is considered the greatest experimentalist. He succeeded in differentiating between alpha and beta radiation, at McGill University. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work into the disintegration of elements and the chemistry of radioactive substances. In addition, he set forth the laws of

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    Over the years there have been many scientists studying the atom and making huge discoveries. Although all of them have been on the right path, Niels Bohr was credited with having the most correct atomic model and electron mechanics until recently. Coming from a very educated background, Bohr came up with his atomic theory which corrected Rutherford's atomic theory. His discovery made a huge impact on what everyone else thought about the atom and left a very complete and thorough explanation of the

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