Uranium radiation explained by Rutherford

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Historical Context Note

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

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Editors. "Uranium radiation explained by Rutherford". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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