HomeAboutLoginWidgets
       
 

Timeline

   

Rutherford, Father of Nuclear Physics

 
 
66 years

    Rutherford, Father of Nuclear Physics  new window
Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson OM PC FRS, widely referred to as Lord Rutherford, was a chemist (B.Sc. in chemistry and geology 1894, Canterbury College, New Zealand) and a physicist who became known as the "father" of nuclear physics. He pioneered the orbital theory of the atom through his discovery of Rutherford scattering off the nucleus with his gold foil experiment. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1908.
 
 
Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson OM PC FRS, widely referred to as Lord Rutherford, was a chemist (B.Sc. in chemistry and geology 1894, Canterbury College, New Zealand) and a physicist who became known as the "father" of nuclear physics. He pioneered the orbital theory of the atom through his discovery of Rutherford scattering off the nucleus with his gold foil experiment. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1908. More new window

 
    Niels Bohr, Quantum Theory of Matter
  Niels Bohr, Quantum Theory of Matter
Niels Henrik David Bohr was a Danish physicist who made fundamental contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum mechanics, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922. He was also part of the team of physicists working on...
 
    The Nobel Prize
  The Nobel Prize
A private institution established in 1900 based on the will of Alfred Nobel. The Foundation manages the assets made available through the will for the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine...
 
 

Timeline

   

Rutherford, Father of Nuclear Physics

 
         



 
 
         
          © 2012, TimelineIndex.com