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Ernest Rutherford. (aug 30, 1871 – oct 19, 1937)

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-Created the Rutherford Model
-Discovered that the atom is mostly empty space.
-Believed that the atom had a core and called it the Nucleus.
-Positively Charged Core surrounded by electrons.
-He shot Alpha Particles at gold foil and discovered that most atoms passed through, therefore atoms are mostly empty. Thus, a "nucleus" is positive and holds most of the mass of an atom.

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Date:

aug 30, 1871
oct 19, 1937
~ 66 years

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