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Rutherford’s Alpha Scattering Experiment: Things You Should Know

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Rutherford’s Alpha Scattering Experiment is the experiment that is famous for proving that an atom must have a nucleus. In the experiment Rutherford fired positively charged particles at a thin sheet of gold foil. When he did this, he observed that some of the positive particles went straight through the gold atoms in the foil, while […]

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