Session C1: Centennial of the Nuclear Atom

1:30 PM–3:18 PM, Saturday, April 30, 2011
Room: Grand A

Sponsoring Unit: FHP
Chair: Peter Pesic, St. John's College

Abstract ID: BAPS.2011.APR.C1.3

Abstract: C1.00003 : Rutherford's Legacy in Particle Physics

2:42 PM–3:18 PM

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  Jerome I. Friedman
    (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Rutherford's legacy of employing scattering experiments to probe structure has been crucial to advancing our understanding of sub-atomic physics. This talk will describe the role of inelastic electron and neutrino scattering in uncovering the quark sub-structures of the proton and neutron.

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