Sumaita molla Asked a Question
February 10, 2021 8:35 pmpts 30 pts
Why did Rutherford use lead block instead of another metal during the alpha particle experiment?
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  • Dinesh khalmaniya thankyou
    Answer: To eliminate minute beta rays present in it Explanation: As the projects alpha rays, it can have minute sized beta particles. Since lead is a high density metal and is ...
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  • Priyanshu kumar
    Lead has a very high density and Alpha, Beta particles cannot pass through it. Lead helps to concentrate the beam of these particles towards the gold foil. Also these particles if ...
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  • Amol ashok pawar
    Lead was used because of its density. As it does not let alpha particle escape, it blecks them
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