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Geiger–Marsden experiment

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The Geiger–Marsden experiment(s) were a landmark series of experiments by which scientists .... If the alpha particle were to pass through a gold foil some 400 atoms thick and experience maxim...

Ernest Rutherford - Wikiquote

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It was almost as incredible as if you fired a 15-inch shell at a piece of tissue paper and ... about 1 out of 8000 alpha particles were scattered backwards when fired at a thin sheet .... Kurt Becker, on recreating the Gold Foil Experiment, as quoted by Richard ... Some scientists, astonished at those demonstrations, believed that  ...

The Gold Foil Experiment

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In order for the light of the alpha particles to be observed, the experiment was ... fire the beam of alpha particles through the piece of foil and observe the location at ... In fact, an occasional particle even fired right back at the experimenter.

quantum mechanics - Rutherford's gold foil experiment: can alphas ...

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Mar 7, 2015 ... Rutherford's gold foil experiment: can alphas be deflected by electrons vs. nucleus? ... In this experiment, is it possible that some of the alpha particles are deflected by ... couldn't some of them steal electrons on their way through, creating ... a heavy alpha-particle backward if they are sufficiently energe...

atoms: atomic structure questions and answers - No Brain Too Small

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Most of the alpha particles went straight through and a very small number / a few ... Some of the alpha particles were deflected (“deflection” is an observation, ... He fired alpha particles at a thin gold foil. After carrying out the experiment, ...

Early Atomic Theory: Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford and Millikan ...

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Imagine firing a bullet at a piece of tissue paper and having it bounce back at ... Some of the alpha particles went through, and some were deflected by the gold foil ... Some even came straight backwards in the same exact path that they took!

A science prototype: Rutherford and the atom

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spread out diffusely by firing an alpha particle beam through a piece of gold foil, but the ... gold foil without changing direction much as expected, but some of the alpha particles came bouncing back in the opposite direction, as though they had  ...

The man who went nuclear: How Ernest Rutherford ushered in the ...

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Mar 2, 2011 ... At the time Rutherford was busy using the alpha particle to probe and ... by Rutherford he fired beams of alpha particles at some gold foil and by ... Marsden found some alpha particles bouncing straight back after hitting the gold foil and ... atom resulted in even one alpha particle being scattered backwards ...

1) A 10-kilogram block is pushed across a horizontal surface with a ...

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D) the time through which the force acts, which is multiplied by 100. ..... Some alpha particles fired through a gold foil bounce backward by : A) making direct hits ...

Rutherford and the discovery of the nucleus

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As an alpha particle moves through a thin section of foil, it encounters many atoms. ... After it comes out of the foil, the alpha particle has some overall deflection delta ... side of the foil, meaning that an alpha particle had bounced BACKWARDS. ... to figure out the approximate electric charge of the nucleus of a gold atom:.

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The Atomic Center - BIOdotEDU

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When they fired alpha particles through a very, very thin sheet of gold foil Geiger ... to include baffles, or washers that prevented the rays bouncing off the walls. ... that "We have been able to get some of the alpha particles coming backwards!".

Rutherford's Gold Foil Experiment, Ernest Rutherford Atomic Theory ...

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He did bombardment of positive alpha particles on thin foil of gold approx. ... But he ended up with some new facts in the structure of the atom. ... that most of the alpha particles would pass through the gold foil with less deflection. ... by large angles or bounced backwards, they must have approached some positively charged .....

What would happen if beta particles were used in Rutherford's alpha ...

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Jul 7, 2014 ... The key to understanding this question is understanding mass ratios. Electrons are ... Electrons are very light; alpha particles are quite massive; gold nuclei are ... in Rutherford scattering by making an analogy with some common ... gold foil as well as the nucleus, whereas an alpha particle plows through ...