1997 marked the centenary of the discovery of the electron in 1897 by Professor J.J. Thomson (Cavendish Professor 1884-1919).
(Copyright 1996 Mrs. J.C.White, HEP Group, Cavendish Laboratory, and may not be reproduced without her express written permission)
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- A description and some photos about J.J. Thomson's life and his discovery of the electron, by Dr G.L. Squires.
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