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What was the drawback of Rutherford's model of the atom? Describe Bohr's model of atom and explain its usefulness over Rutherford's model.

What was the drawback of Rutherford's model of the atom? Describe Bohr's model of atom and explain its usefulness over Rutherford's model.

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Pawan Prajapati
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4 months ago
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Jayesh Vashishtha
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4 months ago
Dear student,
 
This model could not explain the cause of stability of an atom. The assumption regarding the revolution of electrons in their orbits around the nucleus was a major limitation as the electrons would accelerate and dissipate or radiate energy in some form due to their charge.
 
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