Rutherford’s Nuclear Model
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As shown in Figure 4416, Rutherford’s nuclear model assumes the electrons revolve in empty space around the nucleus that is positively charged and contains most of the atomic mass (M >> me), here M is the mass of the nucleus and me is the mass of an electron.

Rutherford’s nuclear model

Figure 4416. Two-dimensional (a) and three-dimensional (b) Rutherford’s nuclear model



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