Trent Famous Dead Guy Timeline

Timeline created by trent.thompson
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    Democritus - 400BC

    First man to discover the atom
  • 101

    Thales - 600BC

    Believed that everything was made up of water. Cosmological Thesis
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    Aristotle - 400BC

    Believed that everything was composed of the four elements, fire, earth, water, and air.
  • Sir Isaac Newton

    Discovered gravity, laws of motion, and the light spectrum.
  • John Dalton

    Created the atomic theory of matter
  • Henri Becqueral - 1896

    Discovered radioactivity
  • J.J. Thompson

    Discovered the electron. Was known for his experiment Cathode Ray Tube. Made the plum pudding model of the atom.
  • Robert Millikan

    Made the oil drop experiment. Discovered the mass and charge of an atom.
  • Rutheford

    Made the Gold Foil experiment which allowed him to discover the nucleus and proton. Made the atomic model called planetary.
  • Niels Bohr

    Discovered the model of the atom
  • Francis Aston

    Discovered different isotopes. Used mass spectograph.
  • Erwin Schrodinger

    Created Schrodinger's model. Predicted where electrons are in the atom, and determined the shape of the electron clouds.
  • James Chadwick

    Proved nuetrons existed