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Sergio Medina, Brian Gonzales. Biography  Joseph John Thomson was born in Manchester, on April 18  Married Rose Elisabeth in 1890, and had two children.

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1 Sergio Medina, Brian Gonzales

2 Biography  Joseph John Thomson was born in Manchester, on April 18  Married Rose Elisabeth in 1890, and had two children  He was awarded the 1906 Nobel Peace Prize in Physics  He passed away on August 30, 1940

3 Famous Discoveries  Measured how a magnetic field and an electric field deflected a cathode ray tube, and concluded that cathode rays are made of negatively charged particles and that they come from the cathode, the negative end of the cathode ray.  Thomson named these negatively charged particles electrons  Discovered that an electron’s electrical charge is 1.76x10^8 coulombs per gram

4 Sources  hysics/laureates/1906/thomson-bio.html hysics/laureates/1906/thomson-bio.html  Chemistry text book


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