This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Ernest Rutherford

Physicist (30-Aug-1871 — 19-Oct-1937)


Lawrence Badash. Kapitza, Rutherford, and the Kremlin. Yale University Press. 1985. 129pp.

J. B. Birks (editor). Rutherford at Manchester. London: Heywood and Company. 1962. 364pp.

Cecil Leonard Boltz. Ernest Rutherford. London: Heron Books. 1970. 374pp.

John Campbell. Rutherford: Scientist Supreme. Christchurch, New Zealand: AAS Publications. 2000. 515pp.

Ivor B. N. Evans. Rutherford of Nelson. London: S. Paul. 1939. 288pp.

A. S. Eve. Rutherford: Being the Life and Letters of the Rt. Hon. Lord Rutherford, O. M.. New York: Macmillan. 1939. 451pp.

Norman Feather. Lord Rutherford. London: Priory Press. 1940. 195pp.

J. L. Heilbron. Ernest Rutherford and the Explosion of Atoms. Oxford University Press. 2003. 139pp.

F. Kedrov. Ernest Rutherford. Moscow: Atomizdat. 1965. 112pp.

Robin McKown. Giant of the Atom: Ernest Rutherford. New York: Julian Messner. 1962. 191pp.

Richard Reeves. A Force of Nature: The Frontier Genius of Ernest Rutherford. New York: W. W. Norton. 2007. 207pp.

John Rowland. Ernest Rutherford: Atom Pioneer. London: Werner Laurie. 1955. 160pp.

William R. Shea; Mario Bunge. Rutherford and Physics at the Turn of the Century. New York: Science History Publications. 1978. 184pp.

Thaddeus J. Trenn. The Self-Splitting Atom: The History of the Rutherford-Soddy Collaboration. London: Taylor and Francis. 1977. 175pp.

David Wilson. Rutherford: Simple Genius. London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1983. 638pp.


Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of listings here does not indicate unimportance -- we are nowhere near finished with this portion of the project -- though if many are shown it does indicate a wide recognition of this individual.

  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.663)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.616)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1279)

  9. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.380)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.436)

  11. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.283)

  12. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.480)

  13. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.417)

  14. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.457)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.141)

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications