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Cavendish Laboratory : Rutherford lecturing at Royal Institution in 1934

Cavendish Laboratory

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Demonstration apparatus used by Rutherford for a Royal Institution lecture in 1934. This splendid image shows the lengths to which the Royal Institution went to demonstrate live discoveries in physics. Rutherford with the assistance of Oliphant (seen operating the apparatus) demonstrated live the splitting of the atom with Oliphant's accelerator.</p>

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