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The electron was first identified by whom ?

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The electron was first identified by whom ?
posted Jan 14, 2016 by Rahul Chandel

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J.J. Thomson

The electron was identified and assigned the negative charge in 1897 by J.J. Thomson and his team of British physicists. They performed experiments indicating that cathode rays really were unique particles, rather than waves, atoms or molecules as was believed earlie.

answer Jan 14, 2016 by Pratiksha Shetty
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