From Rutherford to the LHC
Recorded on 18 October, 2011.
Published on 2 March, 2012.
This year we celebrate the centenary of Rutherford's "discovery" of the tiny atomic nucleus at the centre of the atom. Why are scientists are still studying this topic a hundred years on? Professor David Jenkins from the University of York will explore the properties of the atomic nucleus and explain the origin of the chemical elements which make up our physical world.
About the speaker
Dr Jenkins works in experimental nuclear physics in the Department of Physics at the University of York.
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