Ernest Marsden

1889 - 1970

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Sir Ernest Marsden (19 February 1889 – 15 December 1970) was an English-New Zealand physicist. He is recognised internationally for his contributions to science while working under Ernest Rutherford, which led to the discovery of new theories on the structure of the atom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernest Marsden has received more than 91,111 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ernest Marsden is the 426th most popular physicist (up from 471st in 2019), the 1,904th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,066th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular British Physicist.

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Among physicists, Ernest Marsden ranks 426 out of 721Before him are Gabriele Veneziano, Rudolf Peierls, Wolfgang Ketterle, Anna Mani, Henri Tresca, and Yoshio Nishina. After him are Gene Amdahl, Bruno Rossi, Philip Abelson, Arpad Elo, Duncan Haldane, and Christian Mayer.

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Among people born in 1889, Ernest Marsden ranks 105Before him are Amadeo Bordiga, Emil Brunner, Musidora, Ernst Reuter, Vasiliy Ulrikh, and Henri Pélissier. After him are Lev Karakhan, Ernst Niekisch, Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi, Louis Van Hege, Ivan Mosjoukine, and Abelardo L. Rodríguez. Among people deceased in 1970, Ernest Marsden ranks 107Before him are Ernst May, Café Filho, Folco Lulli, Gyula Cseszneky, Unica Zürn, and Fernand Crommelynck. After him are Hugh Dowding, Alan Wilson, Leah Goldberg, Alexander Gode, Aimo Lahti, and René Schneider.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ernest Marsden ranks 1,904 out of 6,924Before him are James Purefoy (1964), Peter Mayle (1939), Sean Harris (1966), David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty (1871), Frederick Scott Archer (1813), and Liam Gallagher (1972). After him are Harold Shipman (1946), Stephen Toulmin (1922), Ephraim Chambers (1680), Marjorie Bruce (1297), George Bentham (1800), and Richard Williamson (1940).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, Ernest Marsden ranks 52Before him are William Sturgeon (1783), William Watson (1715), Louis Harold Gray (1905), G. M. B. Dobson (1889), John Kerr (1824), and Dennis W. Sciama (1926). After him are Duncan Haldane (1951), John Canton (1718), John Dollond (1706), Charles Galton Darwin (1887), Joseph Larmor (1857), and John Leslie (1766).