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kaylala
 2 years ago
Describe and explain:
the experimental basis that the atom occupies a very small fraction of the volume of the atom
kaylala
 2 years ago
Describe and explain: the experimental basis that the atom occupies a very small fraction of the volume of the atom

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thomaster
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the atom occupies a small fraction of the volume of the atom? I think you mean the nucleus occupies a small fraction of the volume of the atom. The nucleus has most of the mass but most of the volume is occupied by the electron cloud. See it like this: dw:1372246548123:dw

kaylala
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhh. sorry about that i't the nucleus

ardalan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Rutherford experiment is the experimental evidence for the fact that you have mentioned.

ardalan
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here are useful links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geiger –Marsden_experiment http://myweb.usf.edu/~mhight/goldfoil.html

kaylala
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ardalan please explain further

chmvijay
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what you are not understanding may i know ?
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