explain the ruther ford model

Asked by Madhavan | 2nd Jan, 2018, 11:22: AM

Expert Answer:

 Rutherford's Atomic Model

  • Based on the results of the α-particle scattering experiments, Rutherford put forth his atomic model.
  • An atom contains a positively charged centre called the nucleus of the atom. Almost all the mass of the atom is concentrated in the nucleus.
  • The electrons of the atom revolve around the nucleus in fixed, circular orbits.
  • The size of the nucleus is many times smaller than the size of the atom. The nucleus of an atom is 10,000 times smaller than the atom.

Answered by Varsha | 2nd Jan, 2018, 04:31: PM

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