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Bay 1 - A Tribute

Sound Station: Ern saying he is a simple man.

Panel 1 - Ernest Rutherford - A Tribute

Bay 2 - Nelson

Sound Station:
Jim Rutherford reminiscing about their childhood at Foxhill.

Panel 2 - Rutherford Family Background
The Sea Voyage
Early Life in New Zealand

Panel 3 - Happy Childhood
Spring Grove
Foxhill

Bay 3 - Marlborough and Nelson College

Sound Station:
Nell Rutherford's letter re the drowning of the Charlie and Herbert.

Panel 4 - Tragedy and Triumph
Havelock
Death of Brothers
Academic Success
Fluctuating Family Fortunes

Panel 5 - Nelson College
Nelson College
Taranaki

Bay 4 - Canterbury College and Cambridge University

Sound Station:
One of Ern's letters home to May Newton

Panel 6 - Canterbury College
Distinguished Company
The Undergraduate
Womans Vote

Panel 7 - Apprenticeship in Research
Magnetic Research
Job Market
Exhibition of 1851 Scholarship

Panel 8 - Cambridge 1895 - 1898
Love letters home
A New Country
A New Record
A New Physics

Bay 5 - McGill and Manchester

Sound Station:

Panel 9 - McGill 1898 - 1907
The New Professor
Radioactivity Explained
Family Man
Scientist of World Stature

Panel 10 - Manchester 1907 - 1913
The Geiger Counter
The Nobel Prize
The Motorist
The Structure of the Atom

Panel 11 - The World at War
Sir Ernest Rutherford
New Zealand 1914
Submarine Work
World's First Successful Alchemist

Bay 6 - Ernest Lord Rutherford of Nelson

Sound Station:
Mark Oliphant on working with Ern.

Panel 12 - Consolidation

Panel 13- Elder Statesman of Science
Death of Daughter
Lord Rutherford
Neutron and Atom Splitting
Public Duties

Panel 14 - Epilogue

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