Was Pluto discovered by a Hubble telescope?

Answer The Hubble telescope was not involved in the discovery of the dwarf planet Pluto. The American astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930, decades before the existence of the Hubble tele... Read More »

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What year was the neutron discovered?

Sir James Chadwick, an English physicist, discovered the neutron in 1932. Lord Ernest Rutherford had theorized that neutral particles existed in atoms in 1920. Chadwick proved this by expanding and... Read More »

What year was the proton discovered?

Ernest B. Rutherford first named the proton in 1920. He completed the research that led to its discovery and the explanation of various sub-atomic particles and their traits around 1911.References:... Read More »

Who discovered hydrogen and in what year?

The British scientist Henry Cavendish (1731-1810) identified hydrogen as an individual substance in 1766. Later, the French chemist Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794) named the element by combining the ... Read More »

Who discovered Jupiter& in what year?

Jupiter is visible to the naked eye at certain times in different parts of the world. Thus, it is impossible to know who discovered the planet--a bright star in ancient times. Galileo discovered Ju... Read More »