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Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford

Biography Ernest Rutherford (1871 - 1937)

Physicist

Was born on 30 aug 1871.
Died on 19 oct 1937, at 66 years old.
Origin country New Zealand
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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.
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