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.
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.