Uranium radiation explained by Rutherford (19 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937) discovers that uranium radiation is composed of positively charged alpha particles and negatively charged beta particles.

Citation:
Editors. "Uranium radiation explained by Rutherford". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6384, accessed 10 December 2016.]


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  1. Victorian Scientific Thought and Applications