CBSE Class 9 Answered
Why did Rutherford select a thin sheet of gold foil for his experiment?
Rutherford used gold for his scattering experiment because gold is the most malleable metal and he wanted the thinnest layer as possible; the gold sheet used was around 1000 atoms thick.
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