John Dalton

BY DIVYA RAJA

Synopsis

  • Chemist, Scientist, Meteorologist
  • Born September 6, 1766, in Eagles field, England.
  • Education- John Fletcher's Quaker Grammar School.
  • Dalton died July 26, 1844 in Manchester, England.
  • Colorblind
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Contributions

He was also the first to study color blindness.

Credited with pioneering modern atomic theory.

Finding a way to weigh atoms.

HISTORY

John Dalton Biography

ATOMIC THEORY

Dalton's Atomic Theory
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All matter is made up of tiny particles, (A theory said by Newton in the 1680s.)