Rutherford wrote to Bohr with a proposal that would be hard to refuse

Rutherford wrote to Bohr with a proposal that would be hard to refuse

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Rutherford wrote to Bohr with a proposal that would be hard to refuse. Manchester was  also planning to establish a research center for modern physics. Rutherford indicated to  Bohr the current state of his research, whose groundbreaking implications Bohr instantly  recognized. Rutherford also expressed his sincere desire that Bohr be with him to  interpret his new and startling results. Bohr struggled with his decision, recognizing the  superior resources that England had to offer and the satisfaction he gained from  working with Rutherford. Nevertheless, he felt a duty to his country and university, which  had made his opportunities possible and had allowed him to realize his dream of  starting his own institute. Rutherford was asked to replace Thomson as Cavendish  professor at Cambridge. While struggling with the pressures surrounding the new institute, Bohr received an 
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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