Ernest Rutherford his genius shaped our modern world

MacGregor, I.J.D. (2011) Ernest Rutherford his genius shaped our modern world. Europhysics News, 42(5), pp. 18-21. (doi:10.1051/epn/2011503)

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Abstract

2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of Rutherford’s seminal paper [1] which first identified the atomic nucleus and its essential role in the structure of matter. This crucial discovery marked the birth of nuclear physics and lead to enormous advances in our understanding of nature. Rutherford’s legacy has profound and far reaching influences on the shape of the modern world we live in.

Item Type:Articles (Other)
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:MacGregor, Professor Douglas
Authors: MacGregor, I.J.D.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Research Group:Nuclear Physics
Journal Name:Europhysics News
Publisher:E D P Sciences
ISSN:0531-7479
ISSN (Online):1432-1092

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