Atoms and Nuclei-Alpha-Particle Scattering Experiment (KVPY Stream-SA (Class 11) Physics): Questions 1 - 1 of 1
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In 1911, the physicist Ernest Rutherford discovered that atoms have a tiny, dense nucleus by shooting positively charged particles at a very thin gold foil. A key physical property, which lead Rutherford to use gold that it was.