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Ernest Rutherford (New Zealander Scientist)
Date of Birth:
August 30, 1871
Date of Death:
October 19, 1937
Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, OM, PC, FRS was a physicist who became known as the "father" of nuclear physics. He pioneered the orbital theory of the atom through his discovery of Rutherford scattering off the nucleus with his gold foil experiment. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1908.