Ernest Rutherford and the Birth of the Atomic Age

By BAXTER, Roberta

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ISBN
978-1-59935-171-1
Publisher
Morgan Reynolds


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 2013  |  Grades 5-up

Gr 6–8—This is a well-rounded portrait of one of the 20th century's greatest experimental scientists. Baxter not only explains Rutherford's major accomplishments-discovering alpha and beta radiation, observing and naming the proton, introducing the concept of "half life" and proving that atoms can be split to create new elements, etc.-in lucid but not ove...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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