Story: Rutherford, Ernest

Lord Rutherford discussing research into nuclear fission

Hear Lord Rutherford in December 1935 in a recording taken from the soundtrack to a short film made in the United Kingdom. Rutherford makes general remarks about the current state of research into nuclear fission. (6 min 1 sec)

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Sound Archives / Ngā Taonga Kōrero
Reference: 01/37/156

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John Campbell. 'Rutherford, Ernest', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996, updated January, 2002. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3r37/rutherford-ernest (accessed 20 November 2017)