Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 32 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 2

Answer

Rutherford discovered that the atomic nucleus occupies very little volume within the atom, that it is positively charged, and that it contains most of the atom's mass.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 603-604.
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