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    university with three degrees. He was already established as a outstanding experimental researcher. In 1895, Ernest Rutherford attended the university of Cambridge's cavendish laboratory in London. Ernest was the first research student at Cambridge. Ernest Rutherford's first experiment at Cavendish laboratory was a easier and simpler way of detecting radio waves. Ernest Rutherford made a vast discovery with uranium. He discovered that if u place uranium near foil, there was one type of radiation

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    Mathematicians and Scientist Ernest Rutherford and Albert Einstein were some of the best Scientists and Mathematicians of their time. They had discovered and contributed so much to the fields of math and science. With both of them living and working in the same era (Late 1800s and early 1900s), they were affected by lots of the same events, and their contributions helped each other. Throughout their lives they discovered things that put a huge impact the on things we have today such as the technology

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    What school did Ernest Rutherford go to? How far did he go in his education? Why? Ernest received his early education in Government schools. At the age of 16 he showed great talent so entered Nelson Collegiate School. In 1889 he was awarded a University scholarship to the University of New Zealand, Wellington. 1894, he was awarded an 1851 Exhibition Science Scholarship, enabling him to go to Trinity College, Cambridge. It is believed that Ernest received more scholarships that any other chemist

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    Ernest Rutherford was born in New Zealand and died in Britain, however during his life he worked McGill University in Canada (“Ernest Rutherford - Biographical”, 2014). During Rutherford's life he made significant contributions to Science; in 1998 when studying Uranium he discovered Alpha and Beta radiation (“Ernest Rutherford: Father of nuclear science”, n.d.). In 1903, Rutherford saw that a French chemist, Paul Villard, had discovered a new type of radiation coming from radium, upon discerning

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    Ernest Rutherford was a New Zealand born British physicist who is famously known for “splitting the atom.” His work on the gold foil experiment contributed greatly to the model of the atom and helped develop the standard model of the atom to what we now use today. Without his contributions we would still be using the Plum Pudding model, an out dated and incorrect model, and we would have less of an understanding of how atoms form the world around us. Before Rutherford’s Geiger-Marsden experiment

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    	 Rutherford B. Hayes was considered by many to be a simple, uncontroversial, and honest man to run for the presidency. That is why many people are perplexed that such an astute person should have one of the most controversial elections and presidencies ever. Considering Hayes’ honorable principles, it came as a surprise to see how he could unknowingly make a decision about reconstruction where its effects were so blatantly derogatory to the cause he was trying to help. 	The controversy

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    Rutherford B. Hayes Rutherford B. Hayes was the 19th president of The United States of America. He also served in other important political positions, including the Governor of Ohio. Perhaps the most important thing Hayes did was get America on the right track towards the civil rights movement. During the president 's political career, he was known for being honest and trustworthy, which helped him become one of our nation’s presidents. Rutherford B. Hayes was born on October

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    Ernest Rutherford is often ascribed as the greatest and most respectable experimental scientist, second to none. His unparalleled success is attributed to his revolutionary work regarding but not limited to the atom. Rutherford's ingenuity and dexterity was able to alter our insight of nature three remarkable times. He first set laws on radioactive decay, explaining it as the spontaneous disintegration of atoms. He then riveted the scientific community when he determined the structure of the atom

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    Ernest Rutherford is one of the most renown scientists in history. He is the Einstein of atoms. Born as a native New Zealander was one of twelve children born to James Rutherford and Martha Thompson. His interest in science started when he was just ten years old. At this age, he has read his first science book and performed the first of his experiments. With age, his intelligence only grew and he even got a full scholarship to Nelson College for high school. He graduated from Canterbury College

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    of time men and women have expanded on the theory of matter and atoms. Going from Leucippus and Democritus to Ernest Rutherford the theory has expanded on influences of others experiments. It started before Jesus Christ was born. The structure of the atom and the atom has changed over a long period of time. Leucippus and Democritus discovered the atom(doc. 1). Ernest Rutherford split the atom and discovered that the atom is made of smaller particles and that atoms have a positively charged nucleus

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