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Title: The Discovery of the Electron
Url: https://history.aip.org/exhibits/electron/
Creator: Keifer, Tracy
Staley, Kent W. (Kent Wade), 1963-
Weart, Spencer R., 1942-
Publisher: Center for History of Physics (American Institute of Physics)
Description: To celebrate J.J. Thomson's discovery of the electron in 1897, the American Institute of Physics (discussed in the February 7, 1997 Scout Report) offers an online centennial exhibit. The AIP site concentrates more on the discovery process itself, tracing it back to the 1850s, recounting the 1897 experiments, the response to them, and their ultimate legacy.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Instruments and apparatus (General) -- Special instruments, A-Z -- Cathode ray tubes
Science -- Physics -- Museums. Exhibitions
Science -- Physics -- Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity -- Biography
Science -- Physics -- Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity -- Elementary particle physics -- History
Science -- Physics -- Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity -- Elementary particle physics -- Special nuclear and subnuclear particles, antiparticles, and families of particles, A-Z -- Electrons
Science -- Physics -- Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity -- Elementary particle physics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Experiments
Science -- Physics -- Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity -- History
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- History
Date Issued: 1997
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: American Institute of Physics
Access Rights: Free access
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