John Dalton

Discovery year 1803 Place he discovered was Manchester, England

Facts about John Dalton

  •   Born in England
  • First to think define the atom by 1st atomic weight
  • He was color blind, he presented a paper of colorblind, Europeans called colorblindness (Daltinism).
  • Lived September 6, 1766- July 26, 1844


John Dalton Atomic Model

Facts of the importance of discovery

  •   Discovered that certain gases only could be combined in certain proportions even if two different compounds shared the same common element or group of elements.
  • Discovery year 1803 Place he discovered was Manchester, England
  • Dalton's atomic theories are all matter consists of tiny particles.
  • -Atoms are indestructible and unchangeable.
  • -Elements are characterized by the mass of their atoms.
  • -First to prepare a table of relative atomic weights.
  • Made important contribution to science called the atomic theory.
  • -When Elements react, their atoms combine in simple, whole-number ratios.

Citation page

"John Dalton." Scientists: Their Lives and Works. Gale, 2006. Science in Context. Web. 9 Oct. 2014.

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