# Question #86ac6

Mar 27, 2017

yes.

#### Explanation:

this fact was came to know by Rutherford $\alpha$ scattering experiment.
when $\alpha$ particles were bombarded on a gold foil, most of them goes undeflected showing the same. only a few came back by ${180}^{0}$ showing that nucleus is very small as compared to the atom as a whole.

Mar 27, 2017