J.J. Thompson

BY:Bryce Rodgers, Michael Phillips

Full name: Joseph John Thompson

J.J. Thompson discovered the electron he studied this threw 1884-1919

he discovered the "electron"

he designed the study of the electric discharge in a high vacuum cathode ray tube.

1904 he suggested a model of the atom as a sphere of positive matter which electrons are positioned by electrostatic forces.

Thompson received the Nobel prize in physics in 1906

Thompson also revived various honors including the Nobel prize and the knighthood in 1908

he went to college at Owens College, but later moved to trinity college in 1876

Thompson later got a BH in mathematics.

he married Rose Page, and he had two children with her.

He died on August 30, 1940 ,Thompson was buried very close to Isaac newton in Westminster abbey.

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