Alpha particles | Chemistry: A Volatile History

Rutherford stated the fact that most alpha particles go straight through foil is evidence for the atom being mostly empty space.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'55''
  • Broadcast year: 2010
Curriculum Connection
  • Chemistry

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Chemistry: A Volatile History
  • Episode: The Power of the Elements