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Who inevented the atom?

Asked by bush laden, 18 May '08 01:34 pm
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i found this small note for you. am pasting it here for your reference.

When we speak about the invention of the atom, we tend to speak about Sir Ernest Rutheford in 1911 but actually we must further move back is to the 5th century when Leucippe and Dmocrite name "atom" (of the Greek "atomos" which cannot be cut) this "small unit of matter", eternal, unlimited and constantly moving fast. On the other hand yes A 2500 years had to be waited is in 1897 before Joseph John Thomson deepens knowledge of the atom by discovering one of his components, the electron and in 1911 so that Sir Ernest Rutheford discovers the atomic nucleus
Answered by ChaluTakla, 18 May '08 01:36 pm

 
  
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ha ha mujhe wakai mai english nahi ati kaaas apka Q hindi mai hota ha ha ha ha
Answered by rinku sharma, 18 May '08 01:35 pm

 
  
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The earliest references to the concept of atoms date back to ancient India in the 6th century BCE.] The Nyaya and Vaisheshika schools developed elaborate theories of how atoms combined into more complex objects (first in pairs, then trios of pairs). The references to atoms in the West emerged a century later from Leucippus whose student, Democritus, systemized his views. In approximately 450 BCE, Democritus coined the term atomos ,which means "uncuttable" or "the smallest indivisible particle of matter", i.e., something that cannot be divided. Although the Indian and Greek concepts of the atom were based purely on philosophy, modern science has retained the name coined by Democritus.
Further progress in the understanding of atoms did not occur until the science of chemistry began to develop. In 1661, the natural philosopher Robert Boyle published The Sceptical Chymist in which he argued that matter was composed of various combinations of different "corpus ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 18 May '08 01:40 pm

 
  
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