Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 16 - Solutions - 16 Assessment: 109

Answer

Thomson thought that electrons were evenly distributed throughout an atom filled uniformly with positive charge. Rutherford proposed that the atom was mostly empty space and that most of the mass and all positive charge of an atom was found in a tiny nucleus.

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Thomson thought that electrons were evenly distributed throughout an atom filled uniformly with positive charge. Rutherford proposed that the atom was mostly empty space and that most of the mass and all positive charge of an atom was found in a tiny nucleus.
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