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1895 to 1937: Early Nuclear Science

1895 to 1937: Early Nuclear Science

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1911

Ernest Rutherford articulates his model of the atom, at the center of which exists a nucleus containing the majority of the atom's mass and all of its positive charge.

September 1934

Ida Noddack publishes a paper in Zeitshrift fur Angewandte Chemie arguing that the anomalous radioactivities produced by neutron bombardment of uranium may be due to the atom splitting into smaller pieces.

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