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Ernest Rutherford

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Dates

August 30, 1871 – October 19, 1937

Authorized Form of Name

Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937

Additional Forms of Names

Rutherford, E. (Ernest), 1871-1937

Rutherford, Ernest, 1st Baron of Nelson, 1871-1937

Rutherford, Ernest, Baron, 1871-1937

Biography

Abstract

Ernest Rutherford was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1908, "for his investigations into the disintegration of the elements, and the chemistry of radioactive substances." Rutherford was tremendously influential in the fields of chemistry and physics; he advised many future Nobel Prize winners and significant scientists, such as James Chadwick, Niels Bohr and Otto Hahn. Throughout his career, he worked at McGill University, University of Manchester, and at the Cavendish Laboratory at the University of Cambridge.

Important Dates

August 30, 1871Birth, Nelson (N.Z.).

1893Obtained MA in Mathematics and Physical Science, Canterbury College, University of New Zealand, Wellington (N.Z.).

1894Awarded the 1851 Exhibition Science Scholarship and transferred to Trinity College, University of Cambridge.

1894Obtained BSc in Physical Science, Canterbury College, University of New Zealand, Wellington (N.Z.).

1897Awarded BA Research degree and the Coutts-Trotter Studentship, Trinity College, Cambridge (England).

1898MacDonald Chair of Physics, McGill University, Montréal (Québec).

1903Fellow, Royal Society.

1904Awarded the Royal Society Bakerian Medal, Royal Society.

1904Awarded the Rumford Medal, Royal Society.

1907Langworthy Professor of Physics, University of Manchester, Manchester (England).

1908Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his investigations into the disintegration of the elements, and the chemistry of radioactive substances".

1910Awarded the Barnard Medal for Meritorious Service to Science, Columbia University.

1910Awarded the Elliott Cresson Medal, Franklin Institute.

1911Theorized the structure of the atom, now called the Rutherford Model.

1913Awarded the Matteucci Medal, Italian Academy of Sciences.

1914Knighted.

1916Awarded the Hector Memorial Prize, Royal Society of New Zealand.

1919Cavendish Professor of Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge (England).

1920Created the term "proton," and theorized the existence of the nucleus.

1922Awarded the Copley Medal, Royal Society.

1924Awarded the Franklin Medal, Franklin Institute.

1925Awarded the Order of Merit.

1925 – 1930President, Royal Society.

1928Awarded the Albert Medal, Royal Society of Arts.

1930Awarded the IET Faraday Medal, Institution of Engineering and Technology.

1931Given the title 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson and Cambridge.

1936Awarded the Wilhelm Exner Medal, Austrian Trade Union.

October 19, 1937Death, Cambridge (England).

Occupation

Nuclear physicist.

Places

Birth

Nelson (N.Z.)

Undergraduate Education

Wellington (N.Z.)

Cambridge (England)

Employment

Montréal (Québec)

Manchester (England)

Cambridge (England)

Death

Cambridge (England)

Subjects

Nuclear physics.

Radiation.

Relationships

People

Family

Rutherford, Mary Georgina Newton

Wife, married 1900.

Advisors & Collaborators

Allibone, T. E.

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Andrade, E. N. da C. (Edward Neville da Costa), 1887-1971

Advised by Rutherford at University of Manchester.

Appleton, Edward Victor, Sir, 1892-1965

Advised by Rutherford under Wiltshire Prize and Hutchinson Research Studentship

Bainbridge, Kenneth T. (Kenneth Tompkins), 1904-1996

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Bates, L. F. (Leslie Fleetwood)

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Bennett, William E. (William Ernest), 1907-

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Blackett, P. M. S. (Patrick Maynard Stuart), Baron Blackett, 1897-1974

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962

Advised by Rutherford at University of Manchester.

Chadwick, James, 1891-1974

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Cockcroft, John, Sir, 1897-1967

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Cooke, Hereward Lester

Advised by Rutherford at McGill University.

Devons, Samuel

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Douglas, A. Vibert (Allie Vibert), 1894-1988

Advised by Rutherford at Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

Ellis, C. D. (Charles Drummond), 1895-1980

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Eve, A. S. (Arthur Stewart), 1862-1948

Advised by Rutherford at McGill University.

Fajans, Kasimir, 1887-1975

Advised by Rutherford at University of Manchester.

Feather, N. (Norman)

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Fowler, R. H. (Ralph Howard), 1889-1994

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Gamow, George, 1904-1968

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Geiger, Hans, 1882-

Collaborated on radium emanation and alpha rays research, University of Manchester.

Gray, Joseph A., 1884-1966

Advised by Rutherford at University of Manchester.

Hahn, Otto, 1879-1968

Advised by Rutherford at McGill University.

Hartree, Douglas R. (Douglas Rayner), 1897-1958

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Hevesy, Georg von, 1885-1966

Collaborated at University of Manchester.

Kapitsa, P. L. (Petr Leonidovich), 1894-1984

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Kleeman, Richard D. (Richard Daniel)

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Kothari, D. S.

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Martin, Leslie Harold

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Mayer, Maria Goeppert, 1906-1972

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

McAulay, Alexander Leicester

Advised by Rutherford at University of Manchester.

Moon, Philip Burton

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Moseley, H. G. J. (Henry Gwyn Jeffreys), 1887-1915

Collaborated on characterizing elements at University of Manchester.

Oliphant, Mark, 1901-2000

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Powell, Cecil Frank

Advised by Rutherford at Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

Richardson, O. W. (Owen Willans), 1879-1959

Collaborated at Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge University.

Russell, Alexander Stuart

Advised by Rutherford at University of Manchester.

Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934

Advisor at University of Manchester.

Shoenberg, D. (David)

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Skinner, H. W. B.

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge on ionization.

Soddy, Frederick, 1877-1956

Collaborated on the disintegration theory of radioactivity, McGill University.

Solomon, Arthur K. (Arthur Kaskel), 1912-2002

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Stoner, Edmund Clifton

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), 1856-1940

Advisor at Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

Walton, Ernest, 1903-1995

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Wooster, W. A. (William Alfred)

Advised by Rutherford at University of Cambridge.

Additional

Badash, Lawrence

Beck, Guido, 1903-1988

Bickerton, A. W. (Alexander William), 1842-1929

Birks, J. B. (John Betteley)

Bohr, Margrethe

Boltwood, Bertram Borden, 1870-1927

Born, Max, 1882-1970

Bragg, William Henry, 1862-1942

Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971

Bretscher, Hanni

Briggs, George Henry

Bunge, Mario, 1919-

Burgers, J. M. (Johannes Martinus), 1895-1981

Burhop, E. H. S. (Eric Henry Stoneley)

Casimir, H. B. G. (Hendrik Brugt Gerhard), 1909-2000

Cathcart, Brian

Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), 1910-1995

Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962

Compton, Betty Charity McCloskey, 1916-

Crew, Henry, 1859-1953

Curie, Marie, 1867-1934

Curie, Pierre, 1859-1906

Darrow, Karl K. (Karl Kelchner), 1891-

Debye, Peter J. W. (Peter Josef William), 1884-1966

Dee, Philip Ivor, 1904-1983

Dirac, P. A. M. (Paul Adrien Maurice), 1902-1984

Duane, William, 1872-1935

Dyson, Frank Watson

Epstein, Paul S. (Paul Sophus), 1883-1966

Evans, Ivor

Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1907-

Ewald, Paul Peter, 1888-1985

Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011

Grosse, Aristid von, 1905-1985

Haber, Fritz

Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938

Hansen, W. W. (William Webster), 1909-1949

Harteck, Paul, 1902-

Heisenberg, Werner, 1901-1976

Heyden, Francis J.

Howorth, Muriel

Hull, Gordon Ferrie, 1870-

Hutton, Robert Salmon

Huxley, L. G. H. (Leonard George Holden)

Jaffé, George Cecil

Jeffreys, Harold, 1891-1989

Kelman, Peter

Kidwell, Peggy Aldrich

Kroll, Norman Myles, 1922-

Laby, T. H. (Thomas Howell)

Lauritsen, Charles Christian, 1892-1968

Lewis, Gilbert Newton, 1875-1946

Lewis, Wilfrid Bennett,

Libby, Willard F.

Lockyer, Norman, Sir, 1836-1920

Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-

Loeb briefly worked in Rutherford's laboratory in Manchester.

Lorentz, H. A. (Hendrik Antoon), 1853-1928

Madsen, John Percival Vissing

Mann, Frederick George

McKown, Robin

Meitner, Lise, 1878-1968

Meyer, Stefan

Morrison, Philip

Morse, Philip M. (Philip McCord), 1903-1985

Norst-Rubinowicz, Else.

Occhialini, Giuseppe, 1907-1993

Payne-Gaposchkin, Cecilia, 1900-1979

Perrin, Francis

Pickering, W. H. (William Hayward), 1910-2004

Planck, Max, 1858-1947

Pohl, Robert Wichard, 1884-1976

Polanyi, Michael, 1891-1976

Rayleigh, John William Strutt, Baron, 1842-1919

Rosenfeld, L. (Leon), 1904-1974

Rowland, John, 1907-1984

Runcorn, S. K.

Saha, Meghnad, 1893-1956

Sargent, Bernice Weldon, 1906-

Schultz, Betty

Sciama, D. W. (Dennis William), 1926-

Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999

Segrè, Emilio

Shankland, Robert S., 1908-

Shaw, A. Norman

Shenstone, A. G. (Allen Goodrich)

Siegbahn, Manne, 1886-1978

Snow, C. P. (Charles Percy), 1905-1980

Szilard, Leo

Thomson, G. P. (George Paget), 1892-1975

Townsend, John, Sir, 1868-1957

Trenn, Thaddeus J.

Tuve, Merle Antony, 1901-1982

Voight, Adolf Frank, 1914-

Walton, Alan J.

Watson-Watt, Robert Alexander, Sir, 1892-1973

Webster, Arthur Gordon, 1863-1923

Wertenstein, Ludwik, 1887-1945

Wheeler, John Archibald, 1911-2008

Wilson, David A.

Wilson, Harold A. (Harold Albert), 1874-1964

Wilson, W. (William), b. 1875

Wood, A. B. (Albert Beaumont)

Wright, Helen, 1914-

Zeeman, Pieter, 1865-1943

Institutions

Major Positions

McGill University. Physics Department

MacDonald Chair of Physics.

University of Cambridge. Department of Physics

Received BA Research Degree (1987); Coutts-Trotter Studentship of Trinity College (1897); and Cavendish Professor of Physics, Cavendish Laboratory.

University of Manchester. Physics Department

Langworthy Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Accademia nazionale delle scienze dette dei XL

Awarded the Matteucci Medal (1913).

Clark University (Worcester, Mass.)

Columbia University

Awarded the Barnard Medal for Meritorious Service to Science (1910).

Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Awarded the Elliott Cresson Medal (1910) and the Franklin Medal (1924).

Institution of Engineering and Technology

Awarded the IET Faraday Medal (1930).

International Education Board

Österreichischer Gewerkschaftsbund

Awarded the Wilhelm Exner Medal (1936).

Royal Society (Great Britain)

Member; President; awarded the Copley Medal (1922), the Rumford Medal (1904), and the Royal Society Bakerian Medal (1904).

Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)

Awarded the Albert Medal (1928).

Royal Society of Canada

Royal Society of New Zealand

Awarded the Hector Memorial Medal (1916).

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

University of New Zealand

Received MA in Mathematics and Physical Science (1893), and BSc (1894), Canterbury College.

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Correspondence of Lord Rutherford of Nelson / edited by Dr. Ernest Marsden.

Library

Science Museum (Great Britain)

Imperial College Road, London SW7 5NH, England, UK

Emilio Segre lectures and other collected recordings, 1968-1997.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Ernest Rutherford apparatus photographs.

MacDonald Physics Building, 2nd Floor

McGill University

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Ernest Rutherford autograph letters, 1931.

Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine

Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine

183 Fuston Rd., London NW1 2BN, England UK

Ernest Rutherford correspondence.

Archives Centre

Churchill College

Cambridge CB3 0DS

Ernest Rutherford lecture [microform], 1932.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Ernest Rutherford lecture given at Göttingen on Monday, December 14, 1931 [sound recording], recorded by Professor Pohl.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Ernest Rutherford letter to Fritz Haber, 1932.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Ernest Rutherford papers [microfilm], 1890-1939: from the Cambridge University Library.

Alexander Turnbull Library

Wellington, New Zealand

Ernest Rutherford papers, 1908-1933.

Basser Library

Australian Academy of Science

GPO Box 783, Canberra, ACT 2601

Ernest Rutherford papers.

Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

Cambridge University

West Road, Cambridge, CH3 9DR

Francis J. Heyden collection of lectures [sound recording], 1935-1965.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Gordon Ferrie Hull papers, 1889-1995.

Rauner Special Collections Library

Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH 03755, USA

Henry Crew papers, 1833-1975.

University Archives

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL 60201, USA

International Education Board records, 1923-1960.

Rockefeller Archive Center

15 Dayton Ave., Pocantico Hills, North Tarrytown, NY 10591-1598, USA

Kasimir Fajans papers, 1912-1975.

Bentley Historical Library

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2113, USA

Norman Lockyer letters, 1869-1919.

Library

University of Exeter

Exeter EX4 4PT, England UK.

Nuclear history [sound recording] : voices of the past; compiled by Glen Seaborg.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

O. W. Richardson papers, 1897-1959 (bulk 1920-1940).

Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

University of Texas at Austin

P.O. Drawer 7219, Austin, TX 78713-7219, USA

Subject

A. Norman Shaw papers, 1882-1963.

University Archives. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.

McGill University

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

A. W. Bickerton papers, 1877-1946,

Alexander Turnbull Library

Wellington, New Zealand

Adolf Frank Voight response to 1981 History of Nuclear Physics Survey, 1982.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Allen Shenstone autobiography, 1962.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk).

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Arthur Gordon Webster papers, 1892-1920.

Goddard Library. Archives and Special Collections

Clark University

Worcester, MA 01610-11477, USA

Arthur Gordon Webster papers, 1893-1913.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Arthur Holly Compton papers, 1905-1971.

University Archives

Washington University

Campus Box 1061, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899, USA

Baron Robert John Strutt Rayleigh papers, 1904-1947.

Phillips Laboratory. Geophysics Directorate. Research Library.

United States Air Force

Hanscom Air Force Base, MA 01731, USA

Bernice Sargent Recollections of the Cavendish Laboratory, 1980.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Bertram Borden Boltwood papers, 1890-1932.

Manuscripts and Archives

Yale University Library

Box 208240, New Haven, CT 06520, USA

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin: The making of an astrophysicist, 1983.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Century of the atom [sound recording] : ...told through the voices of the scientists who created the nuclear age / a presentation of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission ; narrated by Chet Huntley and Glenn T. Seaborg.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Collections relating to physics and allied sciences, 1913-1920.

Sydney Jones Library. Special Collections and Archives

University of Liverpool

P. O. Box 123, Liverpool L69 3DA

Edmund C. Stoner papers and correspondence, 1909-1969.

Brotherton Library, Department of Special Collections

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 9JT

Ernest Rutherford and the accelerator [videorecording]: a million volts in a soapbox, 2011 January 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Files of Ludwik Wertenstein, 1908-1944.

Archiwum

Polska Akademia Nauk

Nowy Świat 72, 00-330 Warsaw, Poland

Frank A. Waterman papers, 1896-1958

Archives

Smith College

Northampton, MA 01063, USA

Frank Watson Dyson Papers, 1875-1950.

Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

Royal Greenwich Observation Archives

Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR, England UK

Frederick Soddy papers, 1894-1958.

Bodleian Library

University of Oxford

Department of Western Manuscripts Oxford, England, UK

George C. Jaffé papers, 1902-1962.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

George Ellery Hale papers, 1882-1938.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

George Henry Briggs papers, 1868-1983.

Manuscripts Section

National Library of Australia

Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia

Gilbert Newton Lewis papers, 1908-1945.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

H. A. Lorentz papers, 1888-1928.

Algemeen Rijksarchief

The Hague, Netherlands

H. G. J. Moseley papers, circa 1914-1916.

Museum of the History of Science

Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ

Hans Geiger Experimentierkunst und Entdeckerfreuden, 1944-1945.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Harold A. Wilson autobiographical notes, 1962.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Helen Wright collection on George Ellery Hale, 1887-1972.

Institute Archives

California Institute of Technology

1201 East California Blvd. (Mail Code 015A-74), Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Henry Crew papers [microform], 1833-1967, (bulk 1880-1940).

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

History of Physics [sound recording], 2014 April 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

History of physics audio-visual collection, circa 1918-1996, 1960-1988 (bulk)

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

J. J. Thomson letters to Ernest Rutherford, 1895-1935.

Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

Cambridge University

West Road, Cambridge, CH3 9DR

James Chadwick conversation with A. W. Merrison, 1968.

Sydney Jones Library. Special Collections and Archives

University of Liverpool

P. O. Box 123, Liverpool L69 3DA

Job application and testimonials, 1911-1914.

Museum of the History of Science

Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3AZ

John Percival Vissing Madsen papers, 1906-1969.

Basser Library

Australian Academy of Science

GPO Box 783, Canberra, ACT 2601

John Townsend letters to Lord Rutherford, 1898-1915.

Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Cambridge University

West Road, Cambridge, CH3 9DR

Johns Hopkins University Department of Physics records, 1887-1988 (bulk 1949-1969).

Special Collections, Milton S. Eisenhower Library

Johns Hopkins University

3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218, USA

Kenneth Bainbridge correspondence with James Chadwick and Mark Oliphant, 1973-1974.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

L. G. H. Huxley papers, 1933-1971.

Basser Library

Australian Academy of Science

GPO Box 783, Canberra, ACT 2601

L. H. Gray papers, 1932-1970 (bulk 1944-1965).

Special Collection Library

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

James D. Hoskins Library, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA

Leo Szilard papers, 1898-1998.

Mandeville Special Collections Library

University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA

Leonard Loeb autobiography, 1962.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

M. N. Saha correspondence, 1920-1954.

Manuscript Section

Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

New Delhi

McGill University Department of Physics records, 1856-1952.

University Archives. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.

McGill University

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Niels Bohr collection of manuscripts by other authors, 1910-1961.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Niels Bohr holograph eulogy of Ernest Rutherford, 1937.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Niels Bohr material collected elsewhere, 1912-1962.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Niels Bohr scientific correspondence, 1903-1962.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Niels Bohr scientific correspondence, supplement, 1910-1962.

Niels Bohr Archive

Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen, Denmark

Nuclear reminiscences [motion picture].

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Alan J. Walton, 2014 May 21.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Allen Goodrich Shenstone 1979 March 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Aristid Victor Grosse, 1974 January 11 and April 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Betty Compton, 1968 April 11 and 15.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Betty Schultz, 1963 May 17.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Cecilia Helena Payne Gaposchkin, 1968 March 5.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Charles Christian Lauritsen, 1966 June 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Dennis William Sciama, 1999 June 9.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Edward Neville da Costa Andrade, 1962 December 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Emilio Gino Segrè, 1967 February 13.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Eric H. S. Burhop, 1970.

Manuscripts Section

National Library of Australia

Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia

Oral history interview with Francis Henri Jean Siegfried Perrin, 1963 January 12.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Frank Oppenheimer, 1973 February 9 and May 21.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Georg von Hevesy, 1962 May 25 and 4 February 1963.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with George Gamow, 1968 April 25 and 26.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Giuseppe Occhialini, 1971 April 5, 6, May 16, 17, and November 18.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Guido Beck, 1967 April 22.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Hanni Bretscher, 1984 July 10.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Hendrik Brugt Gerhard Casimir, 1963 July 5 and 6.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with J. Robert Oppenheimer, 1963 November 18 and 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with James Chadwick, 1969 April 15, 16, 17 and 20.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John Archibald Wheeler, 1988 May 4, May 23 and November 28.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Leon Rosenfeld, 1968 September 3.

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Oral history interview with Leonard B. Loeb, 1962 August 7.

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Oral history interview with Lise Meitner, 1963 May 12.

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Oral history interview with Margrethe Norlund Bohr, 1963 January 23 and 30.

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Oral history interview with Maurice Goldhaber, 1967 January 10.

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Oral history interview with Merle Antony Tuve, 1967 March 30.

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Oral history interview with Michael Polanyi, 1962 February 15.

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Oral history interview with Niels Bohr, 1962 October 31, November 1, 7, 14, and 17.

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Oral history interview with Norman Feather, 1971 February 25 and 5 November.

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Oral history interview with Norman M. Kroll, 1987 March 29.

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Oral history interview with P. A. M. Dirac, 1962 April 1, 1963 May 6, 7, 10 and 14.

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Oral history interview with P. M. S. Blackett, 1962 December 17.

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Oral history interview with Paul Harteck, 1984 August 22.

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Oral history interview with Paul Peter Ewald, 1968 May 17 and 24.

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Oral History interview with Philip I. Dee, 1971 November 5.

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Oral history interview with Philip Morrison, 1967 February 7.

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Oral history interview with Robert S. Shankland, 1974 August 20 and 21.

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Oral history interview with Robert Wichard Pohl, 1963 June 25.

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Oral history interview with Robley D. Evans, 1972 May 2, 3, 1974 May 5 and 1978 June 14.

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Oral history interview with S. Chandrasekhar, 1977 May 17, 18 and October 31.

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Oral history interview with S. Keith Runcorn, 1993 September 16 and 17.

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Oral history interview with Sir George Paget Thomson, 1963 June 20.

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Oral history interview with Sir John Cockcroft, 1963 May 2.

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Oral history interview with Sir John Cockcroft, 1967 March 28.

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Oral history interview with Sir Mark Oliphant, 1971 November 3.

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Oral History interview with Sir William Lawrence Bragg, 1969 June 20.

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Oral history interview with Willard Frank Libby, 1979 April 12 and 16.

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Oral History interview with William H. Pickering, 2003.

Institute Archives

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Pais Prize Lecture: Relations Between Physics and History of Physics [sound recording], 2013 April 15.

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Pais Prize Session [sound recording], 2017 March 13.

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Reminiscences of Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt: oral history, 1961.

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Published Resources

Author

Atomic physics [sound recording] : sound track of the film / produced by J. Arthur Rank for the Atomic Energy Commission, 1948.

Bohr broadcast, Rutherford lecture, and song about physics by Arthur Roberts [sound recording].

Lectures delivered at the celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the foundation of Clark university, under the auspices of the Department of physics, by Vito Volterra, Ernest Rutherford, Robert Williams Wood, Carl Barus, Worcester, Mass., September 7-11, 1909.

Radiations from radioactive substances / by Sir Ernest Rutherford, James Chadwich, and C. D. Ellis.

Radioactive substances and their radiations / by E. Rutherford …

Radioactive transformations.

Radio-activity.

Rutherford and Boltwood: letters on radioactivity. Edited by Lawrence Badash.

The collected papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson / published under the scientific direction of James Chadwick.

The natural and artificial disintegration of the elements : an address by Professor Sir Ernest Rutherford ... on the occasion of the centenary celebration of the founding of the Franklin Institute and the Inauguration exercises of the Bartol Research Foundation, September 17, 18, 19, 1924.

The newer alchemy : based on the Henry Sidgwick memorial lecture delivered at Newnham college, Cambridge, November, 1936 / by Lord Rutherford.

The transformation of energy / by the Lord Rutherford of Nelson ... being the Watt Anniversary Lecture for 1936, delivered before the Society on 17th January, 1936.

Uber die kernstruktur der Atome : Baker-Vorlesung / Autorisierte Übersetzung von Else Norst.

Subject

Atomic Heritage Profile of Ernest Rutherford.

Biography of Ernest Rutherford.

Ernest Rutherford and the atom / [by] P. B. Moon.

Ernest Rutherford Nobel Prize biography.

Ernest Rutherford, a bibliography of his nontechnical writings.

Ernest Rutherford, architect of the atom, by Peter Kelman and A. Harris Stone. Illustrated by Henry Gorski.

Ernest Rutherford, atom pioneer.

Giant of the atom / Ernest Rutherford.

Het atoommodel van Rutherford-Bohr / Johannes Martinus Burgers.

Kapitza, Rutherford, and the Kremlin / Lawrence Badash.

Letters to mother : the early Cambridge period / edited by David J. Lockwood ; translated by Eugenia Lockwood.

Lord Rutherford on the golf course / by Frederick George Mann.

Lord Rutherford.

Man of power : the life story of Baron Rutherford of Nelson, O.M., F.R.S. / by Ivor B.N. Evans ; with 11 half-tone illustrations.

Physics of the Universe Scientist Ernest Rutherford Biography.

Pioneer research on the atom; Rutherford and Soddy in a glorious chapter of science; the life story of Frederick Soddy, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S., Nobel laureate.

Proceedings. Edited by J. B. Birks.

Rezerford--uchenyi i uchitel. K 100-letiiu so dnia rozhdeniia. [Sbornik statei]. Pod. red. akad. P.L. Kapitsy.

Rutherford : being the life and letters of the Rt. Hon. Lord Rutherford, O.M. / by A.S. Eve ... with a foreword by Earl Baldwin of Bewdley.

Rutherford : scientist supreme / John Campbell.

Rutherford [videorecording]: the life and work of Ernest Ruthford / directed and edited by Gillian Ashurst; produced by Gillian Ashurst and John Campbell.

Rutherford and physics at the turn of the century / edited by Mario Bunge and William R. Shea.

Rutherford and the nature of the atom.

Rutherford at Manchester.

Rutherford, by those who knew him, being the collection of the first five Rutherford lectures of the Physical Society.

Rutherford, simple genius / David Wilson.

Rutherford: recollections of the Cambridge days.

Rutherford: the father of nuclear energy [by] T. E. Allibone.

Rutherford's ancestors / John Campbell.

The fly in the cathedral / Brian Cathcart.

The self-splitting atom : the history of the Rutherford-Soddy collaboration / [by] Thaddeus J. Trenn.

Variety of men / [by] C.P. Snow.