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Who originally designed the planetary model of an atom? Bohr or Rutherford?

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Who originally designed the planetary model of an atom? Bohr or Rutherford?

Planetary Model:

The structure of the atom is similar to the sun and the planet in which the electron moves around the nucleus like planets revolves around the sun that's why this model is known as the Planetary model.

Answer and Explanation:

The Planetary model was originally given by Rutherford but that was not successful because he was not able to explain that "why the electrons were not falling into the nucleus" which were later explained by the Bohr.


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