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Atoms by Trevor Trunck

  • Jan 1, 1000


    460 BC He developed the idea of atoms
  • Jan 1, 1000


    460 BC He thought Democritus's idea was worthless
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    This is the date that the Boston Massacre took place. 5 people ended up dieing.
  • Signing of Declaration of Independence

    Signing of Declaration of Independence
    This is when the US broke free from the control from the British
  • Antonie Lavosier

    Antonie Lavosier
    Discovered that the Phlogiston Theory was incorrect
  • Joseph Proust

    Joseph Proust
    Formulated Law of Definite Proportions
  • John Dalton

    John Dalton
    John performed experiments with various chemicals that showed that matter seemed to consist of elementary lumpy particles
  • Amadeo Avagadro

    Amadeo Avagadro
    He published an article with the title Essai D'une maiere de determiner les masses relatives des molecles delementaires des corps, et les proportions selon lesquelles elles entrent dans ces combinaisons.
  • Iowa becomes a state

    Iowa becomes a state
    On this date Iowa becomes the 29th state.
  • William Crooks

    William Crooks
    Discovered the Cathode Ray, which led to the making of the TV. He also found electrons.
  • End of Slavery

    End of Slavery
    This is when all the slaves became free.
  • Abraham Lincoln Dies

    Abraham Lincoln Dies
    This was the date that Abraham Lincoln was killed. He was shot by John Wilkes Booth.
  • Henri Becquerel

    Henri Becquerel
    He discovered radioactivity
  • J.J. Thomson

    J.J. Thomson
    Discovered the electron and proposed a model for the structure of the atom.
  • Max Planck

    Max Planck
    A professor of theorectical physics in berlin showed that when you viberate atoms strong enough, such as when you heat objects until it glows, you can measure the energy only in discrete units. He called these energy packets, quanta.
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein
    Wroter a ground-breaking paper that expained that light absorption can release electrons from atoms, a phenomenon called "Photoelectric Effect".
  • Robert Millikan

    Robert Millikan
    Determined the charge of an electon
  • Ernest Rutherford

    Ernest Rutherford
    Thought it would be interestion to bombard atoms with these alpha rays, figuring that this experiment could investigate the inside of the atom (sort of like a probe)
  • Madame Curie

    Madame Curie
    Whe was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for the discovery of the elements, Radium and Polonium
  • Niels Bohr

    Niels Bohr
    Came up with theory that said the electrons do not spiral iinto the nucleus and came up with some rules for what does happen
  • Titanic Sunk

    Titanic Sunk
    The Titanic Sunk
  • Henry Moseley

    Henry Moseley
    Discovered that atoms of each element contain a unique positive charge in their Nuclei.
  • First NFL game

    First NFL game
    The first NFL game was played by the Columbus Panhandles and the Dayton Triangles. Dayton won 14-0
  • Louis Debroglie

    Louis Debroglie
    He came up with the idea that atom particles behave like waves
  • Werner Heisenberg

    Werner Heisenberg
    Came up with the theory called Matric Mechanics which explained the behavior of atoms, based off of the theory of waves
  • Erwin Schrodinger

    Erwin Schrodinger
    Had a theory with particle waves and formed a model of the atom on that basis
  • TV Invented

    TV Invented
    This was the year the first working TV system was created. It was created by Philo Farnsworth
  • James Chadwick

    James Chadwick
    Finally discovered the neutron
  • Elvis Dies

    Elvis Dies
    This was the date that Elvis Presley died.
  • Berlin wall fell

    Berlin wall fell
    This is when the Berlin wall fell down