Ernest Rutherford (August 30, 1871 - October 19, 1937) was a New Zealand-born British chemist and physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics. He discovered the concept of radioactive half-life, proved that radioactivity involved the trans

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Ernest Rutherford (August 30, 1871 - October 19, 1937) was a New Zealand-born British chemist and physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics. He discovered the concept of radioactive half-life, proved that radioactivity involved the trans

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