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by WebElements: the periodic table on the web

The BBC has a good article about John Dalton on its site. In 1803 John Dalton demonstrated that atoms must exist – and so set chemistry to become a modern science. He formulated a way to denote chemical elements and their compounds. This enabled science to gain an understanding of the properties and interactions of different substances.His standing in society of the time is astonishing.

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December 7th, 2009

Posted In: Biographies, Chemistry, History of chemistry

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