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# Neutrons were discovered by?

### Question

Neutrons were discovered by?

### Options

A)
B)
Ernest Rutherford
C)
J.J Thompson
D)
John Dalton

### Explanation:

- Sir James Chadwick, was a British physicist who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the neutron in 1932.

- Ernest Rutherford postulated the nuclear structure of the atom, discovered alpha and beta rays, and proposed the laws of radioactive decay.

- Sir Joseph John Thomson was a British physicist and Nobel Laureate in Physics, credited with the discovery of the electron, the first subatomic particle to be discovered.

- John Dalton was an English chemist, physicist and meteorologist. He is best known for introducing the atomic theory into chemistry