The Rutherford Atom

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The Rutherford Atom Title screen reads: The Rutherford Atom. Professor Robert I. Hulsizer. University of Illinois. © Copyright 1961. Educational Services Incorporated. All rights reserved.Opening lines: 'Alpha particle tracks in a cloud chamber, traces revealing the passage of minute fragments of matter travelling at great speed. You recall these tracks mean that ionisation is taking place due to the passage of a projectile carrying an unbalanced electric charge……’ the speaker then goes on to talk about how Ernest Rutherford investigated alpha particles to demonstrate the nature of the atom.

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Year 1961

Reference number F2511

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Duration 0:40:00

Production company educational services

Credits Director: Quentin Brown