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Sci people

Sara's 12 high priority science people (crunch kit can't count)

Albert Einstein Proposed the quantization of light energy; explained the photoelectric effect
Arthur Compton Noticed X-ray scattering, suggesting the existence of the photon; suggested Oppenheimer as the director of Project Y
Edward Teller Conceived of the hydrogen bomb; "father of the hydrogen bomb"
Ernest Rutherford Performed the gold foil experiment; discovered the nucleus; proposed the existence of the neutron and the planetary model of the atom
Erwin Schrodinger Crea
J. Robert Oppenheimer Performed neutron chain calculations for the atomic bomb; led Project Y
J. J. Thomson Measured the mass of a cathode ray particle; discovered the electron; proposed the plum pudding model of the atom
Leo Szilard Hypothesized that a nuclear chain reaction could become self-sustaining; advocated US research into nuclear weapons
Louis de Broglie Proposed matter waves; formalized relationship between particles momentum and wavelength
Marie Curie Discovered radioactive element polonium
Max Planck Proposed quantization of atomic energy
Niels Bohr Explained quantization of energy emitted by atoms; proposed correspondence principle
Created by: JCCAcaDeca2017



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