July 10, 2020
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This is a timeline that describes how the atom was discovered over time, until how we know it nowadays.
⟶ Updated 3 Oct 2018 ⟶
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Democritus created a theory, he said that all things were made up of atoms.
Pierre Gassendi created the Revival of the Atom.
Robert Boyle argued that atoms were made up of different particles.
Antoine Lavoiser defended the law of conservation of mass.
John Dalton proposed his idea of the atom.
J.J Thomson discovered the electrons and subatomic particles.
Ernest Rutherford discovered the proton.
Bohr's atomic model was adapted.
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