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Atomic Scientists

Scientists that helped with the development of the concepts of the atom.

This philosopher said matter was composed of wet, dry, hot, and cold. Aristotle
Discovered that both Polonium and Radium emit radiation. Pierre and Marie Curie
Also known as the Father of Chemistry, he gave us the Law of the Conservation of Mass. Antoine Lavoisier
Gave us the Modern Atomic Theory and the Law of Multiple Proportions. John Dalton
Gave us the Law of Definite Proportions. Joseph Proust
Conducted the Gold Foil Experiment and discovered the nucleus of the atom. Ernest Rutherford
Discovered the neutron. James Chadwick
This philosopher was the first to describe the atom by calling it “atomos” Democritus
Used a cathode ray to discover the electron. J.J. Thomson
Discovered radioactivity with the finding of Uranium. Henri Becquerel
Conducted the Oil Drop Experiment and discovered the charge/mass of an electron. Robert Millikan
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