Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford

was a New Zealand-born British chemist and physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics
A theory that you can't explain to a bartender is probably no damn good.More Ernest Rutherford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The greatest contributor to the feeling of tension and fear of war arose from the power of the bombing aeroplane. If all nations would consent to abolish air bombardment . . . that would mean the greatest possible release from fear.More Ernest Rutherford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
[From uranium] there are present at least two distinct types of radiation one that is very readily absorbed, which will be termed for convenience the α radiation, and the other of a more penetrative character, which will be termed the β radiation.More Ernest Rutherford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was almost as incredible as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and it came back to hit you.More Ernest Rutherford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every good laboratory consists of first rate men working in great harmony to insure the progress of science; but down at the end of the hall is an unsociable, wrong-headed fellow working on unprofitable lines, and in his hands lies the hope of discovery.More Ernest Rutherford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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