Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford

was a New Zealand-born British chemist and physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics
[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]
The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.More Ernest Rutherford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 1012 to 1.More Ernest Rutherford quotes [10/01/2011 08:10:42]
The more physics you have the less engineering you need.More Ernest Rutherford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Splitting the atom is like trying to shoot a gnat in the Albert Hall at night and using ten million rounds of ammunition on the off chance of getting it. That should convince you that the atom will always be a sink of energy and never a reservoir of energy.More Ernest Rutherford quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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