Atom Theory Timeline

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Ancient Greek Model

Democritus

Ancient Greek Model

400 B.C.

Said atoms don't get destroyed.

Dalton Model

John Dalton

Dalton Model

1803

Said the atoms didn't disappear they just changed orders.

Thompson Model

Joseph Thompson

Plum Pudding Model

1897

First to conclude that there are particles smaller than an atom.

Rutherford Greek Model

Ernest Rutherford

Rutherford Model

1908

That an atom is mostly empty space.

Bohr Model

Neils Bohr

Bohr Model

1913

Electrons would be a blur if you could see them.

Broglie & Schrodinger Model

Broglie & Schrodinger

Electron Cloud Model

1920's

Electron behave like particles and waves at the same time.