Quantum Number Mass Number Alpha Particle Neutron Number Electrical Neutrality 
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Chapter 1. Origins and Discovery

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    J. J. Thomson: The Corpuscular Theory of Matter. Constable & Co., Ltd., London, 1907Google Scholar
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    Kelvin-Thomson “plum pudding” model of the atom. Scholar
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    E. Rutherford: Phil. Mag. 21, 669 (1911)Google Scholar
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    Rutherford's nuclear atom. Scholar
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    H. Geiger, E. Marsden: Phil. Mag. 25, 604 (1913)Google Scholar
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    N. Bohr: Phil. Mag. 26, 1 (1913); 26, 476 (1913)Google Scholar
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