Replica of the apparatus (1903) used by Ernest Rutherford to demonstrate the corpuscular nature of radium alpha rays

Made:
1964-1974 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

Replica of the apparatus (1903) used by Rutherford to demonstrate the corpuscular nature and the positive charge of the alpha rays from radium, unsigned, British, 1964-1974

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Category:
Nuclear Physics
Object Number:
1974-325
Materials:
acrylic, aluminium alloy, brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), glass, lead (metal), metal (unknown), paper (fibre product), wax
Measurements:
overall (assembled): 240 mm x 120 mm x 170 mm, 1.28kg
type:
replica
taxonomy:
  • derivative object
  • copy - derivative object
  • reproduction
credit:
City University, London.
status:
Permanent collection

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