Ernest Rutherford

Vivian, Mina, Winnie, Julia

4 POINTS

Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937)
– New Zealand-born British physicist
– father of nuclear physics; discovered radioactive half-life
– discovered proton; 1908 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
– rutherfordium (element 140) was named after him in 1997.


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J. J. Thomson

Julia, Vivian, MIna, Winnie

2 POINTS

J. J. Thomson (1856-1940)
– an English physicist
– credited with the discovery and identification of electrons and the discovery of the first subatomic particle
– won the 1906 Nobel Prize in Physics.


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John Dalton

Julia, Vivian, Mina, Winnie

2 POINTS

John Dalton (1766-1844)
Dalton’s Atomic Theory:
– Elements made up of atoms
– Atoms of same element are identical in size, mass, other attributes
– Atoms can’t be divided
– In chemical reactions, atoms are combined


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Irene and Frederic Joliot-Curie (Winnie)

Julia,Vivian,Winnie and Mina

4 POINTS

– Husband and wife French physical chemists
– Discovered the new radioactive isotopes prepared artificially
– Awarded with a Nobel Prize in 1935


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Marie and Pierre Curie (Winnie)

Julia, Vivian, Winnie, Mina

3 POINTS

– Together, awarded with a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903

– Discovered polonium and radium


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James Chadwick ( Mina )

Julia, Vivian, Winnie, Mina

3 POINTS

– The British Scientist who discovered the neutron in 1932 and won the Nobel Prize in 1935

– Was the leader of the British team in the Manhattan Project to create the world’s first nuclear bomb


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