Democritus and the Atom

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The first to propose the Atom

Derived from the Greek word "Atomos" meaning uncuttable.

He had four big ideas

1.All matter consists of invisible particles called atoms.

2. Atoms are indestructible.

3. Atoms are solid but invisible.

4. Atoms are homogenous.

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