Rutherford, Ernest (1871-1937)

Also known as
Rutherford, Ernest, (FRS) (1871-1937)
Rutherford, Ernest Rutherford, (Baron) (1871-1937)
Rutherford of Nelson, Ernest Rutherford, (Baron) (1871-1937)
Field of activity
Physicist
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Biographies

Ernest Rutherford was appointed Director of the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge in 1919 where he specialised in nuclear physics, having previously been Professor of Physics, McGill University 1898-1907 and Manchester University 1907-1919. He won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1908.

Born 30 August 1871. Died 19 October 1937. Kt cr 1914, OM 1925, Peer (Baron Rutherford of Nelson) 1931.Educated Canterbury College, Christchurch (BA 1892, MA 1893, BSc 1894) and Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge. Professor of physics, McGill University 1898-1907, Professor of physics, University of Manchester 1907-19, Director, Cavendish Laboratory 1919-37, professor of natural philosophy, Royal Institution, London 1921-37. Bakerian lecture, Royal Society 1904, Silliman lectures, Yale University 1905, Rumford Medal, Royal Society 1904, Nobel Prize for chemistry 1908, Bakerian Lecture, Royal Society 1920, Copley Medal, Royal Society 1922. President, Section A, British Association for the Advancement of Science 1909, President, British Association for the Advancement of Science 1925, President, Royal Society 1925-30.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Rutherford, Ernest
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Inscribing Settler Science: Ernest Rutherford, Thomas Laby and the Making of Careers in Physics
    Dean, Katrina
    Published: 2003
    Series: History of Science, 41, 217-240
  3. Rutherford: Scientist Supreme
    Campbell, John
    Published: AAS Publications, Christchurch, NZ, 1999
  4. Rutherford and Physics in Australia
    Davies, Susan
    Published: 1983
    Series: Australian Physicist, 20, October, 219-223
  5. Sir Mark Oliphant
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
  6. Lord Rutherford of Nelson - Ms 77
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 1994
    Series: Listing of Adolph Basser Library holdings
  7. Rutherford
  8. Ernest Rutherford
    Published: 2000
    Series: Heroes
  9. Rutherford [videorecording] : the life and work of Ernest Rutherford
    Ashurst, Gillian (director and editor), Campbell, John
    Published: Spacegirl Productions, [Auckland, N.Z.], 2011
  10. A Force of Nature: the Frontier Genius of Ernst Rutherford
    Reeves, Richard
    Published: W. W. Norton & Co., New York, 2008
  11. James Arthur Prescott 1890-1987
    Stephens, C.G. and Quirk, J.P.
    Published: 1988
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 7, 3, 299-313
  12. Optical Instruments in Australia in the 1939-45 War: successes and lost opportunities
    Bolton, H. C.
    Published: 1990
    Series: Australian Physicist
  13. Leslie Harold Martin 1900-1983
    Caro, D. E.; Martin, R. L.
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 7, 1, 97-107
  14. Exhibition Papers
    Published: Australian Science Archives Project, 1997
  15. Adolph Basser Library Manuscript Collection
    Smith, Ailie
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2012

Resources by Ernest Rutherford (39)

  1. Rutherford and the atom / speakers: Charlie Harding, P.B. Moon, Lord Ernest Rutherford
    Harding, Charles, 1939-
    [ Sound : 1977-1979 ]
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  2. Rutherford correspondence catalog / compiled by Lawrence Badash
    Badash, Lawrence
    [ Book : 1974 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  3. Archives for the history of quantum physics
    Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
    [ Book : 1986 ]
    Languages: English;German, [1 other]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  4. Collected papers. / Published under the scientific direction of James Chadwick
    Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
    [ Book : 1900-1995 ]
    Languages: English;German;French, [2 others]
    At 5 libraries
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  5. Proceedings of the Rutherford Jubilee International Conference, Manchester, 1961 / ed. by J.B.Birks
    Rutherford Jubilee International Conference Manchester, England) (1961 :
    [ Book : 1961 ]
    At 6 libraries
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  6. The structure of matter / edited by B. G. Wybourne
    Rutherford Centennial Symposium University of Canterbury) (1971 :
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1972 ]
    Languages: English;French, [1 other]
    At 17 libraries
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  7. Rutherford, being the life and letters of the Rt. Hon. Lord Rutherford / by A.S. Eve ; with a foreword by Earl Baldwin of Bewdley
    Eve, A. S. (Arthur Stewart), 1862-1948
    [ Book : 1939 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 11 libraries
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  8. Rutherford of Nelson / by Ivor B.N. Evans
    Evans, Ivor B. N. (Ivor Burford Needham), 1913-2009
    [ Book : 1943 ]
    At 10 libraries
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  9. Rutherford and Boltwood : letters on radioactivity. / Edited by Lawrence Badash
    Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    At 13 libraries
    Rutherford and Boltwood : letters on radioactivity. / Edited by Lawrence Badash
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  10. The collected papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson, O.M., F.R.S. / published under the scientific direction of Sir James Chadwick
    Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
    [ Book : 1962-2014 ]
    Languages: English;ck;mes;Chamorro, [4 others]
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    The collected papers of Lord Rutherford of Nelson, O.M., F.R.S. / published under the scientific direction of Sir James Chadwick
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  1. Rutherford and the atom / speakers: Charlie Harding, P.B. Moon, Lord Ernest Rutherford
    Harding, Charles, 1939-
    [ Sound : 1977-1979 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 118,293.641)

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  2. Rutherford correspondence catalog / compiled by Lawrence Badash
    Badash, Lawrence
    [ Book : 1974 ]
    At 3 libraries
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  3. Ernest Rezerford, 1871-1937
    Staroselʹskai︠a︡-Nikitina, Olʹga Andreevna, 1885-
    [ Book : 1967 ]
    Languages: Russian
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  4. Archives for the history of quantum physics
    Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
    [ Book : 1986 ]
    Languages: English;German, [1 other]
    At Uni of Melb Library
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  5. Some personal memories of Lord Rutherford of Nelson / by Sir Henry Dale
    Dale, Henry, Sir
    [ Book : 1950 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  6. Collected papers. / Published under the scientific direction of James Chadwick
    Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
    [ Book : 1900-1995 ]
    Languages: English;German;French, [2 others]
    At 5 libraries
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  7. Proceedings of the Rutherford Jubilee International Conference, Manchester, 1961 / ed. by J.B.Birks
    Rutherford Jubilee International Conference Manchester, England) (1961 :
    [ Book : 1961 ]
    At 6 libraries
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  8. The structure of matter / edited by B. G. Wybourne
    Rutherford Centennial Symposium University of Canterbury) (1971 :
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1972 ]
    Languages: English;French, [1 other]
    At 17 libraries
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  9. Rutherford, being the life and letters of the Rt. Hon. Lord Rutherford / by A.S. Eve ; with a foreword by Earl Baldwin of Bewdley
    Eve, A. S. (Arthur Stewart), 1862-1948
    [ Book : 1939 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    At 11 libraries
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  10. Ernest Rutherford : master of the atom / by John Rowland
    Rowland, John, 1907-1984
    [ Book : 1964 ]
    At 4 libraries
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  1. Groves, Ernest Rutherford (1878-1946)
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  1. RUTHERFORD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 13 July 1940 p 8 Article
    ... discoveries of Ernest Rutherford, born in a New Zealand forest. He was ever a vora-cious student, and, but for ... RUTHERFORD. "Man of Power," by Ivor B. N. Evans.—Stanley Paul. This is an amazingly interesting ... 534 words
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  2. SIR ERNEST RUTHERFORD.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Thursday 8 May 1924 p 12 Article
    ... SIR ERNEST RUTHERFORD. The senate of the University has approved of the proposal of the Sydney ... University Ex-tension Board to ask Sir Ernest Rutherford, the eminent English physicist, in co-operation with ... 72 words
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  3. SIR ERNEST RUTHERFORD.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Friday 28 August 1925 p 14 Article
    ... SIR ERNEST RUTHERFORD. Sir Ernest Rutherford has been de-scribed as one of the greatest living ... discoveries on the structure of the atom. Sir Ernest, who is visiting Australia on a lecturing tour, under the ... 101 words
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  1. IN THE MATTER OF VIRTUE NOBLE RUTHERFORD SHANNON LIMITED.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 8 January 1926 [Issue No.3] p 116

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... and Robert Ernest Noble be, and they are hereby appointed Liquidators for the purpose of such winding ... 168 words
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  2. RE will of JAMES RUTHERFORD JOHNSTON, of Lismore,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 24 January 1947 [Issue No.16] p 211

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... EE will of JAMES RUTHERFORD JOHNSTON, of Lismore, iii the State of New South Wales, retired farmer ... , 1916-1938, and Trustee Act, 3925-1940), Amanda Ellen Johnston and Robert Ernest Noble, the execators of ... 180 words
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  3. OVERDUE RATES. MUNICIPALITY OF BATHURST. Land to be Sold for Default.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 23 February 1940 [Issue No.32] p 1053

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... . 6d.; land, lot 12, Pye-street, Bathurst. Ernest Ambrose Roberts, Jessie Kingston Roberts, Ethel ... /10, Vittoria-street, Bathurst.' Ernest Ambrose Roberts, Jessie Kingston Roberts, Ethel Constance Roberts, of ... 1374 words
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  1. Professor Sir Ernest Rutherford (18 September 1925)
    Australasian Radio Relay League;
    The wireless weekly : the hundred per cent Australian radio journal
    [ Article : 1925 ]
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    Professor Sir Ernest Rutherford (18 September 1925)
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  2. A Force of Nature: The Frontier Genius of Ernest Rutherford.(Book review)
    Strauss, A.M
    CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries
    [ Article : 2008 ]
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  3. Douglas Stewart's Rutherford
    Robinson, Dennis
    Southerly
    [ Article : 1987 ]
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  4. Three men who shaped our tertiary system. -Ernest Rutherford, Mark Oliphant and Les Martin. Edited version of a paper prepared for The Australian Physicist-
    Davies, Susan
    Future Age
    [ Article : 1984 ]
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  1. Ernest Rutherford
    Pearson, John
    [ Book : 2006 ]
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    Ernest Rutherford
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  2. Ernest Rutherford
    EBSCO History Reference Center
    [ Book : 1900 ]
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  3. Ernest Rutherford
    [ Book : 1900 ]
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    At Hobsons Bay Lib
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  4. Remarkable people : Rutherford Armstrong, Annie Wheeler, Ernest Beaman / Mary O'Brien, Mary Bevis
    O'Brien, Mary
    [ Book : 2009 ]
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  1. Lord Rutherford
    Gaumont-British Instructional
    [ Video : 1935 ]
    At Moving Image Coll
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  2. The importance of being Ernest / produced by Teddy Baird ; directed by Anthony Asquith
    [ Video : 2002 ]
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  3. Sleep little rose : a lullaby / words by Irene Rutherford McLeod ; music by Ernest Austin
    Austin, Ernest, 1874-1947
    [ Printed music : 1925 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  4. Sleep little rose : a lullaby / words by Irene Rutherford McLeod ; music by Ernest Austin
    Austin, Ernest, 1874-1947
    [ Printed music : 1925 ]
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    At National Library
    Sleep little rose : a lullaby / words by Irene Rutherford McLeod ; music by Ernest Austin
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  1. Van Cooten, Alexander Ernest
    Van Cooten, Alexander Ernest
    Created by rodneyvc, 552 items.

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  2. McNiven, Malcolm Ernest (WW1 Soldier) - List of articles in Trove
    McNiven, Malcolm Ernest (WW1 Soldier) - List of articles in Trove
    Created by StateLibraryQLD, 12 items.

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  3. MARGO LEWERS
    MARGO LEWERS
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    Henrietta (Hettie) Margaret Ernestine Lewers (1908-1978) nee PLATE. "Originally a student of Dattilo Rubbo, Miss Lewers in her career has covered pottery design, fabric printing, interior decorating, ...

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  1. Picturesque atlas of Australasia. edited by Andrew Garran
    Garran, Andrew, 1825-1901
    Picturesque atlas of Australasia
    [ Book, Map : 1880-2009 ]
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    Picturesque atlas of Australasia. edited by Andrew Garran
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