Daily Archives: August 30, 2014


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August 30 is Ernest Rutherford’s birthday. Rutherford is the New Zealand-born British physicist who is considered the Father of Nuclear Physics. Rutherford is directly responsible for a number of important discoveries involving the study of nuclear science and radioactivity. He was the first to outline the rules governing radioactive decay […]

Today In Science History – August 30 – Ernest Rutherford