Scientists Contributed to Atom

  • 400


    Democratus theorized that the atom was the smallest unit of matter, and was incuttable and indivisible. His theory was that it was just a round ball with no charge
  • 450


    *Actually 350BCE Aristotle did not like Democritus' model of the atom. He was just stupid and said that there were no smallest units of matter and everything was made of Earth, Wind , and Fire.
  • Antoine Lavoisier

    Discovered several elements, including oxygen and hydrogen. He somewhat believed in Aristotle's Earth, Wind, and Fire theory. Antoine wrote the first table of elements and some of the first textbooks.
  • John Dalton

    John Dalton philososized that the atom cannot be destroyed or created, and created The Atomic Theory of Matter. He thought that all matter was composed of atoms, and that atoms of different elements could bond.
  • JJ Thompson

    Plum Pudding. John Dalton discovered the Electron. Made the plum pudding model, whish was electron plums sitting in positive pudding
  • Ernest Rutherford

    Made atomic model with atom being mostly air with electrons around it. He discovered they flowed with the Cathode Ray experiment, although he originally set out to prove his colluege JJ thompson's theory correct.
  • Bohr

    Electron cloud theory. electrons orbited nucleus in rings.
  • Chadwick

    Discovered Neutron