Ernest Rutherford

Events

(Democritus) Studied philosophy

460 BC - 370 BC

(Dalton) Was born color blind

1766

(Dalton) Became a math and philosophy tutor

1793

(Dalton) He came up with the law of partial pressures

1803

(Dalton) He believed that different elements could be distinguished on their atomic weights

1808

(Dalton) Atoms within a given element are exactly the same size and weight

1810

(Thomson) began to study cathode rays

1894

(Rutherford) discovered an easier way of detecting radio waves

1895

(Thomson) Studied positively charged ions

1906

(Rutherford) Discovered that nearly the total mass of an atom is concentrated at its nucleolus

1907

(Rutherford) Won the Nobel peace prize

1908

(Rutherford) Description of the structure of atoms

1911

(Thomson) Discovered that neon was composed of two different types of atoms

1912

(Rutherford) Discovered how to artificially induce a nuclear reaction in a stable environment

1919

(Bohr) Won Nobel peace prize

1922

(Chadwick) Ends research on radio activity

1923

(Schrodinger) An electron in an atom would move as a wave

1925

(Bohr) Created the concept of complementary

1927

(Bohr) Researched nuclear fission

1930 - 1939

(Schrodinger) Provided a mode of thought that would be important in the quantum theory

1930 - 1939

(Chadwick) Discovered a neutron

1932

(Chadwick) Won the Nobel Peace prize

1935