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Rutherford's Radio-activity and alpha ray research: The case of a misdated letter (1979)


Description Internal evidence from Rutherford's letter to his mother dated as Aug. 1, 1902 shows it to have been written in February 1902, when he began to write his first book on radioactivity. (G. B. KAUFFMAN)

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Authors & Contributors
Wallenborn, Grégoire
Trenn, Thaddeus J.
Marage, Pierre
Badash, Lawrence
Todd, Neil
Herron, J. Dudley
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
American Journal of Physics
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Historical Studies in the Physical Sciences
Journal of Chemical Education
Giornale di Fisica
Yale University Press
Taylor & Francis
Quantum mechanics
Atomic, nuclear, and particle physics
International congresses
Rutherford, Ernest, 1st Baron
Soddy, Frederick
Bohr, Niels Henrik David
Kapitza, Petr Leonidovich
Solvay, Ernest
Langevin, Paul
Time Periods
20th century
Russia; Baltic States; Finland
Vienna (Austria)
Great Britain
Cambridge University
Cavendish Laboratory
McGill University
Royal Society of London

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