Essays Tagged: "Ernest Rutherford"

I really enjoyed being in honors chemistry.

as interesting about the certain ways the old chemists came to find the parts of the atom. Like how Rutherford used his gold foil experiment to find out that atoms had a nucleus found within them. The ...

(3 pages) 59 1 2.8 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

This essay is a biography along with the acheivements of Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford"The father of nuclear energy," Ernest Rutherford was one of the greatest physicist ... eld is nearly endless. His greatest contribution to science was with his nuclear theory of the atom.Ernest Rutherford was born on August 30, 1871 in Spring Grove, New Zealand. He was the forth of twel ... he forth of twelve children of his wheelwright father, James and mother, Martha Rutherford. In 1887 Ernest won a scholarship to Nelson College, a secondary school; A scholarship here allowed him to en ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Structure of the Atom. Rutherford's Experiment

ed - the "plum cake" model. So summing up whole a atom were to be neutral theIn the years 1909-1911 Ernest Rutherford and his students - Hans Geiger (1882-1945) and Ernest Marsden conducted some exper ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Historic development of the atom and its implications

nd therefore they would be equally distributed in order to keep the forces small. Using this model, Rutherford set up an experiment in which he fixed positive alpha particles at a target of very thin ... ich he fixed positive alpha particles at a target of very thin gold sheeting. If Thomson was right, Rutherford expected that the alpha particles would pass straight through with very few deflections b ...

(5 pages) 34 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The History of the Periodic Table

e valence of the electrons. Ramsey also predicted the future discovery of neon. In nineteen-eleven, Ernest Rutherford shot alpha particles at an atom and proved that an atom contained a nucleus since ...

(2 pages) 61 1 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

History of the atom nickel

e charge (e=1.602 x 10-19 coulomb) and the mass (m = 9.11 x 10-28 gram) of an electron.1911 Ernest RutherfordUsing alpha particles as atomic bullets, probed the atoms in a piece of thin (0.000 ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Atom

opes - varieties of atoms of the same element, which have the same atomic number but differ in mass.Ernest Rutherford -Ernest Rutherford who was JJ Thomson's students, contributed greatly to the evolu ...

(4 pages) 46 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Ernest rutherford and Gas Chromatography

Rutherford, Ernest, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson and Cambridge (1871-1937), British physicist, who became a No ... ivity that scientists accept today. The rutherford, a unit of radioactivity, was named in his honourErnest Rutherford's theory of the atom proposed that the nuclear atom in which electrons surrounded ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

History of Atomic Theory

c tableD. Mendeleev1896-9 Radioactivity discovered and identifiedH. Becquerel, M. Curie, E. Rutherford1897 Electron discoveredJ.J. Thomson1909-11 Identification of an atomic nu ... ed, periodic table reorganizedH. Moseley1919 Proton existance confirmed, neutron proposedE. Rutherford1931 Neutron IdentifiedJ. Chadwick---- Summary and Symbology---------I did ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Biography of Lord Ernest Rutherford

Lord Ernest RutherfordErnest Rutherford was born in the small town of Spring Grove in Nelson, New Zealand ... e was born on the date of August 30th, 1871 and died in Cambridge on the date of 19th October, 1937.Ernest began his education at a primary school by name of Foxhill School. It was here where Ernest r ... eived his first science text book from which he performed numerous scientific experiments. In 1886, Ernest tried out for a scholarship to get into Nelson College. He failed to get the scholarship, how ...

(3 pages) 22 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

History: Development of the Atomic Model

lid and that there could be nothing inside atoms. This was proven wrong about 1900 years later when Ernest Rutherford discovered the nucleus, which led to the discovery of atoms being mostly empty spa ... om.A student of Thompson discovered that atoms contained empty space and a nucleus. This person was Ernest Rutherford. In 1909 he conducted the Gold Foil experiment. From the results of this experimen ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Atomic Theory

The atom was also sometimes said to have had a cloud of positive charge. The model was modified by Ernest Rutherford's experiment on gold foil, when he discovered the nucleus of the atom, thus leadin ... red the nucleus of the atom, thus leading to the Rutherford model of the atom.*Rutherford ModelLord Ernest Rutehrford learned from the gold foil experiment that most of an atoms mass is found in a ver ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Atomic Age: Three Miles Island, Chernobyl And Hiroshima

ries. In 1896 French physicists proved the existence of radioactivity. Shortly after this discovery Ernest Rutherford started his experiments in nuclear physics. Through his experiments he discovered ...

(9 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Niels Bohr

ere else where his work would be more "important". (Abbott, 1984) In 1912 Bohr started working with Ernest Rutherford to create the structure of the atom in Manchester England. (Abbott, 1984) This is ...

(5 pages) 1571 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Atomic Theory

athode rays. An electron is the smallest particle of an atom, the charge on an electron is negative.Ernest Rutherford, who was born in 1871 identified the three main components of radioactivity: alpha ... ue structure of an atom. An atom has a central heavy nucleus with an electron cloud surrounding it. Ernest was also the credited with the first man made nuclear reaction. This accomplishment came in 1 ...

(2 pages) 626 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


Ernest Rutherford was born in Nelson, New Zealand.Rutherford demonstrated his abilities as a scienti ...

(1 pages) 582 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Nuclear Eenergy & Safty in Relation to Chernobyl

iation is energy in the form of high-energy particles and rays given off during a nuclear reaction. Ernest Rutherford that discovered the nuclear nature of the atom first noticed this property. Ruther ... s/kim'spage.html#Health%20Related --Ernest Rutherford ...

(6 pages) 29 2 3.8 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Development of The Atom

trons with no charge, and electrons with a negative charge.In determining what is inside of an atom Ernest Rutherford made a huge breakthrough. He shined a beam of alpha particles at a piece of gold f ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Atomic Theory

ntists of the 20th Century to explain why the properties of the elements recur periodically.In 1911 Ernest Rutherford published studies of the scattering of alpha particles by heavy atom nuclei which ...

(5 pages) 15 0 1.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Atomic Theory Research Paper

n's efforts to estimate the number of electrons in an atom initiated the experiments of his student Ernest Rutherford. His conclusion of the atom is that it contains a positive nucleus surrounded by n ... eils Bohr because he used quantum physics to explain Rutherford's model. So in that sense I believe Ernest Rutherford is number three. They both were an extremely important part of the atomic model be ...

(7 pages) 21 0 5.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology