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23/10/1803 Man who weighed atoms presents his essay


The History of Atomic Chemistry: Crash Course Chemistry #37

English chemist John Dalton read his essay on the absorption of gases by water at a meeting of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. On the end of the essay he gave a series of atomic weights for 21 simple and compound elements. Dalton was the main proponent of the modern atomic theory in chemistry.
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