September 30, 2021
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History of the Atom
⟶ Updated 7 Feb 2020 ⟶
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John Dalton Created the solid sphere model.
JJ Thomson created the Plum Pudding Model.
Ernst Rutherford created the Nuclear Model.
Niels Bohr created Planetry Model.
Erwin Schrödinger created the Quantum model.
John Newland published his own version of the periodic table and developed the Law of Octaves.
Dmitri Mendeleev published his periodic table, eventually becoming the “father of the periodic table.”
Lord Rayleigh discovered argon, a new gaseous element that was chemically inert.
William Ramsey helped to establish the “zero” group (for “zero valency”) and predicted the future discovery of the element neon.
Ernest Rutherford established that “the nuclear charge on a nucleus was proportional to the atomic weight of the element.”
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