NEW Zealand-born British physicist Ernest Rutherford
announced he had detected a single atom.
Using sophisticated techniques, by measuring the action of the rays given off on magnetic fields, the Curies proved the existence of varying amounts of three types of particles--electrically positive, negative, and neutral ones--particles that Sir Ernest Rutherford
later called alpha, beta, and gamma rays.
The professor had taken over the Department of Physics in 1937, after serving an apprenticeship at Manchester under the atom splitter Ernest Rutherford
As winners of the chemistry prize, the laureates enter an exclusive club of researchers such as nuclear pioneer Ernest Rutherford
and Linus Pauling, the only person to win two Nobels on his own -- for chemistry in 1954 and peace in 1962.
1931 PETER Tosh, musician, 1944 DIED TOM Bosley, US actor, 2010 JONATHAN Swift, writer, 1745 ERNEST Rutherford
, physicist, 1937
Even amongst those who looked at the material world (such as Neils Bohr's work with Ernest Rutherford
on the planetary model of the atom) tended to regard chemistry as at best a secondary topic; a by-product of physics.
3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Physics' (AIP) Center for History of Physics has opened a new online exhibit on early 20th century physicist Ernest Rutherford
, who helped discover the structure of the atom.
8220;The separate identity of each String as Wave or Electric or Nonmetal, Particle or Magnetic or Metal, and Wavicle or Electromagnetic or Metalloids were deduced from the discovery of Photons and Electrons by the following Nobel Prize recipients; Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Louis de Broglie, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrodinger, James Maxwell, Richard Feynman, Ernest Rutherford
to name a few and their colleagues.
, Niels Bohr, and Lise Meitner finished their final experiments years ago, but all live on - in the periodic table of the elements - with rutherfordium, bohrium and meitnerium.
The SKA has great potential for innovative and high-tech companies and can inspire a new generation of scientists like the renowned Ernest Rutherford
In your May 7 issue, Tom Siegfried did an article about Ernest Rutherford
("Atomic anatomy," SN: 5/7/11, p.
In this fascinating, well-written overview, Brennan offers biographical sketches of seven great 20th-century scientists: Albert Einstein, Max Planck, Ernest Rutherford
, Niels Bohr, Werner Heisenberg, Richard Feynman, and Murray Gell-Mann.