Annual Review of Condensed Matter Physics 2015

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The Rutherford model worked quite well until studies of nuclear spin were carried out by Franco Rasetti at the California Institute of Technology in 1929. The inverse process, fusion, was understood somewhat later, and Niels Bohr developped a model describing the nucleus as a fluid drop. Much physics research is done in small or medium-sized laboratories. The formation of images by lenses, microscopes, telescopes, and other optical devices is described by ray optics, which assumes that the passage of light can be represented by straight lines, that is, rays.

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