Sunday, May 19, 2024

QM #1

At first there were very few who believed in the existence of these bodies smaller than atoms. I was even told long afterwards by a distinguished physicist who had been present at my lecture at the Royal Institution that he thought I had been 'pulling their legs.' I was not surprised at this, as I had myself come to this explanation of my experiments with great reluctance, and it was only after I was convinced that the experiment left no escape from it that I published my belief in the existence of bodies smaller than atoms.”

J.J. Thomson – Director of the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge, England, 1897.

pg. 13, The Second Creation

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