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Best experiments - Discovery of Nucleus - Ernest Rutherford - 1911

Discovery of the nucleus by Ernest Rutherford’s in 1911- Rated 9.

The experiment by Ernest Rutherford and his team which led them to discover ‘Nucleus of the atom’ has been rated at number 9 of the 10 best experiments. 601 more words

Best Experiments In Physics

EXO-200 on Double Beta Decay with Majorons

On Thursday, the EXO-200 experiment released a preprint on a search for exotic double beta decay modes involving no neutrinos but with emission of one or more “Majorons,” which are bosons related to the violation of lepton number required by these decay modes. 196 more words


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Have you ever heard of “alpha decay paradox” ? Chances are slim if you weren’t a science student, more importantly a Physics student. The significance of this paradox is of as importance to a Physicist as it can be to a common man.   525 more words

Water-based nuclear battery can be used to generate electrical energy

Long-lasting batteries could be used for emergency equipment and in spaceflight

COLUMBIA, Mo. – From cell phones to cars and flashlights, batteries play an important role in everyday life. 261 more words


Bryan Fischer: The Strong Force is Jesus

Ed Brayton has a post today pointing to a particularly ignorant monologue by noted bigot Bryan Fischer of the American Family Association. In it Fischer says that… 477 more words


Science person of the day: Ernest Rutherford

Name: Ernest Rutherford

Date of Birth: 30 Aug 1871

Country of birth: New Zealand

Field of Excellence: Physics

Father of Nuclear Physics.

Proposed the first atomic model. 50 more words


Lise Meitner: a physicist who never lost her humanity

“Science makes people reach selflessly for truth and objectivity; it teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration, not to mention the deep awe and joy that the natural order of things brings to the true scientist.”

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