During Rutherford's experiment, a very small fraction of alpha-particles were deflected by 180o, what does this prove?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 14th Jul, 2014, 05:13: PM

Expert Answer:

A very small fraction of alpha-particles were deflected by 180o, this proves that all the positive charge and mass of the gold atom were concentrated in a very small volume within the atom.

Answered by  | 14th Jul, 2014, 07:13: PM