Who first split the atom and won the Nobel Prize?

Answer John Cockcroft and Ernest Watson were the first to artificially split the atom on April 14, 1932, but they did not receive the Nobel Prize in Physics for their accomplishment until 1951. Ernest Rut... Read More »

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How do I split trees for a split rail fence?

Cut Down the TreesChoose trees with long, straight trunks about 8 inches around. Cut down the tree, and cut it into your chosen length for the fence rails. Place the logs on a flat surface safe for... Read More »

Why are split peas split?

Dried peas in their whole form have sustained people for 10,000 years. Beginning more than 6,000 years ago, ancient Egyptians began splitting peas for added ease of cooking and storage.FeaturesGree... Read More »

How to Tell an Ion From an Atom?

Atoms and ions are not very different, as all ions were former atoms. Atoms go through a process of electron swapping between each other, which can give them extra electrons or missing electrons. T... Read More »