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Atomic Models

The accepted model of the atom has changed throughout history. The model of the atom that
is currently accepted fits all the observations and evidence we have so far, so we assume its
true until someone shows that it is incomplete or wrong. In the past, completely different…

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This led Rutherford to investigate the nucleus further. He finally discovered that it contained
positively charged particles that he called protons. The charges of the nuclei of different atoms
could then be explained- the atoms of different elements have a different number of protons
in their nucleus. there was still…


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