Caption: The fund is named after physicist Ernest Rutherford
T]he epigram attributed to the late Sir Ernest Rutherford
[is] that science consists only of 'physics and stamp-collecting.
1938) In memory of Sir Ernest Rutherford
, pioneer of radioactivity research.
Lead author of the study Dr Poshak Gandhi, Associate Professor and STFC Ernest Rutherford
Fellow in the University of Southampton's Astronomy Group, comments: "The very high speed tells us that the region where this red light is being emitted must be very compact.
NEW Zealand-born British physicist Ernest Rutherford
announced he had detected a single atom.
Using sophisticated techniques, by measuring the action of the rays given off on magnetic fields, the Curies proved the existence of varying amounts of three types of particles--electrically positive, negative, and neutral ones--particles that Sir Ernest Rutherford
later called alpha, beta, and gamma rays.
He worries that Adolf Hitler's Germany will develop atomic energy, but in England, nuclear physics pioneer Ernest Rutherford
ridicules the idea.
There is a Pontifical Academy of Sciences established in 1936 and which has included Nobel Laureates such as Ernest Rutherford
, Max Planck and Niels Bohr.
The professor had taken over the Department of Physics in 1937, after serving an apprenticeship at Manchester under the atom splitter Ernest Rutherford
As winners of the chemistry prize, the laureates enter an exclusive club of researchers such as nuclear pioneer Ernest Rutherford
and Linus Pauling, the only person to win two Nobels on his own -- for chemistry in 1954 and peace in 1962.
1931 PETER Tosh, musician, 1944 DIED TOM Bosley, US actor, 2010 JONATHAN Swift, writer, 1745 ERNEST Rutherford
, physicist, 1937
Even amongst those who looked at the material world (such as Neils Bohr's work with Ernest Rutherford
on the planetary model of the atom) tended to regard chemistry as at best a secondary topic; a by-product of physics.
8220;The separate identity of each String as Wave or Electric or Nonmetal, Particle or Magnetic or Metal, and Wavicle or Electromagnetic or Metalloids were deduced from the discovery of Photons and Electrons by the following Nobel Prize recipients; Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, Louis de Broglie, Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrodinger, James Maxwell, Richard Feynman, Ernest Rutherford
to name a few and their colleagues.
Lord Ernest Rutherford
, discoverer of the means to change one element into another, and winner of the 1908 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for working out the theory of radioactive disintegration The stars of the meeting, however, were J.
, Niels Bohr, and Lise Meitner finished their final experiments years ago, but all live on - in the periodic table of the elements - with rutherfordium, bohrium and meitnerium.