This was just a model of the atom. Experiments had to be conducted to show that this model is correct.

Let us do a thought experiment ourselves. Imagine you cut a watermelon into two halves. You take one half of the watermelon and throw $$10$$ tiny marbles at it randomly.
What do you expect will happen? Remember that most of the watermelon is the red flesh. The seeds are very tiny.
• Most marbles hit the red part of the watermelon
• Most marbles hit the seeds of the watermelon
• 5 marbles hit the red part and 5 marbles hit the seeds
• Can't say