ernest rutherford
Scientist Profiles

WHO WAS ERNEST RUTHERFORD?

Ernest Rutherford was born on 30th August, 1871 and died on 19th October, 1937. He is considered to be the most influential figure in the field of radioactivity.

FEATURES & LIMITATIONS OF BOHR MODEL

In the field of atomic physics, Rutherford-Bohr model or Bohr diagram or simply Bohr model was given by Neils Bohr and Ernest Rutherford, in 1913. The model depicts the atom as a positively charged small nucleus which is surrounded by electrons travelling in circular orbits around the nucleus with electrostatic forces providing a source of attraction.

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