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About Ernest Rutherford
Ernest Rutherford was a New Zealand-British physicist.
He is regarded as the father of nuclear physics and also the greatest experimentalist of all time. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1908. In 1911, he pioneered the Rutherford model of the atom and he is responsible for splitting the atom in 1917 in a nuclear reaction between nitrogen and alpha particles. There, he discovered the proton, too. The element rutherfordium was named after him in 1997. He still remains the first Oceanian Nobel Prize winner.
His Personal Life
He was married and he had a daughter.
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F.A.Q. about Ernest Rutherford
When is his birthday?
Ernest Rutherford's birthday is on August 30, 1871.
In how many days is his birthday?
Ernest's birthday is in 36 days
How old was Ernest when he died?
He was 66 years old.
When did he die?
He died in October 19, 1937.
How old would he be today?
Ernest Rutherford would be 149 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Ernest from?
He was born in Spring Grove, near Nelson, New Zealand.
Ernest Rutherford's Popularity
Ernest Rutherford was a famous New Zealand-British physicist, who was born on August 30, 1871. As a person born on this date, Ernest Rutherford is listed in our database as the 16th most popular celebrity for the day (August 30) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1871).
People born on August 30 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Ernest Rutherford is the 590th most popular Virgo.
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