Daily Archives: August 10, 2014

Today In Science History – August 10 – Henry Moseley 3

August 10 marks the passing of Henry Moseley. Moseley was the English physicist who gave meaning to the atomic number of an element. Before Moseley’s work, the atomic number was just a placeholder to signify an element’s position on the periodic table.  The elements were arranged mostly by atomic weight […]

Henry Moseley