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Name: Discovery of the Parts of the Atom: Electrons and Nuclei
ID: m42592
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Describe how electrons were discovered.
  • Explain the Millikan oil drop experiment.
  • Describe Rutherford’s gold foil experiment.
  • Describe Rutherford’s planetary model of the atom.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: alpha particle, alpha ray, atom, cathode ray, cathode-ray tube (CRT), electric field, electromagnetic field, electron, Ernest Rutherford, gold foil experiment, Heinrich Geissler, ion, J. J. Thomson, magnet, magnetic field, molecule, nuclear decay, nucleus, oil drop experiment, planetary model of the atom, proton, radioactive, Robert Millikan, William Crookes
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.5 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 9:26 am -0600
Last revision to module: Nov 5, 2012 10:08 am -0600

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