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ruh ther ferd

  • n  a unit strength of a radioactive source equal to one million disintegrations per second
  • n  British chemist who isolated nitrogen (1749-1819)
  • n  British physicist (born in New Zealand) who discovered the atomic nucleus and proposed a nuclear model of the atom (1871-1937)
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  • REMEMBERING RUTHERFORD: Tunnel tales part of courthouse folklore
    According to various local legends ('oral traditions' not found in any writing), secret subterranean passages radiate in four directions from beneath the historic Rutherford County Courthouse.
    June 16, 2013 - Daily News Journal
  • Rutherford announces Summer Reading Design winners
    Linda Rynd, the President of the Friends of Rutherford Library, presented gift certificates to the winners of the Summer Reading Design Contest sponsored by the Friends of the Rutherford Library. Ariel Ingram, 11, from the Pierrepont School, was the first place winner. Her colorful entry beat out 61 other contestants. Brian Landzettel's very creative entry gave him the second place. He is 9 and ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Record
  • Belleville/Rutherford Rays start summer in first place
    The Rutherford Rays are off to a good start in the North Jersey Amateur Baseball League (NJABL).
    June 13, 2013 - The Record

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