Democritus

Believed that all things were made of tiny invisible particles named atoms

Everything was made up of building blocks

Discovery date is unknown

formulated an atomic theory for the cosmos

Father of modern science.

explained the motion of atoms and on that explained the creation of the worlds.

used his theory to explain how the universe functions

"Who Is Democritus? Biography & Atomic Theory Discoveries of Democritus." Who Is Democritus? Biography & Atomic Theory Discoveries of Democritus. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Oct. 2014

Infoplease. Infoplease, n.d. Web. 13 Oct. 2014.

Aristotle

Believed that matter was made of elements

Element theory favored over Democritus

Aristotle tutored Alexander the great which may have been why his theory was favored more

he didn't believe that atoms were the building blocks of life

highly regarded ad a philosopher, father of logic and reasoning great observer

thought nature never created anything without a reason

"Aristotle." Aristotle. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Oct. 2014.

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