Problem: The contributions of J. J. Thomson and Ernest Rutherford led the way to today’s understanding of the structure of the atom. What were their contributions?

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The contributions of J. J. Thomson and Ernest Rutherford led the way to today’s understanding of the structure of the atom. What were their contributions?

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