Q. 14 A

What were the conclusions drawn by Rutherford from his α-particle scattering experiment?

Answer :

The conclusions drawn by Rutherford from alpha particle scattering experiment are:-

i. There is a positively charged center in an atom called the nucleus. Nearly all the mass of an atom resides inside the nucleus.


ii. The electrons revolve around the nucleus in well-defined orbits.


iii. The size of the nucleus is very small as compared to the size of an atom.


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