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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1908
Ernest Rutherford

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Ernest Rutherford - Facts

Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford

Born: 30 August 1871, Nelson, New Zealand

Died: 19 October 1937, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: Victoria University, Manchester, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for his investigations into the disintegration of the elements, and the chemistry of radioactive substances"

Field: nuclear chemistry

Prize share: 1/1

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