Atomic theory formulated by John Dalton

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Historical Context Note

A Manchester Quaker, Dalton formulated the first atomic theory that could be tested; this transformed the later study of chemistry.

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Editors. "Atomic theory formulated by John Dalton". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
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