John Dalton

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In existographies, John Dalton (189-111 BE) (1766-1844 ACM) (IQ:180|#147) (ID:2.34|77) (RGM:234|1,350+) (PR:478|65AE / chemist:5) (Murray 4000:7|C) (Gottlieb 1000:248) (Becker 160:15|9L) (Simmons 100:74) (Simmons 100:74) (Hart 100:26) (Partington 50:14) (GCE:19) (CR:29) (LH:2) (TL:31) was an English chemist, noted for []


In 1810, Dalton, had his friend Peter Ewart, build a simple wooden ball-and-stick model[1], shown below, to visually depict how atoms joined to form molecules, based of Dalton’s atomic theory:[2]

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The model is made up of five wooden balls, three with a diameter of 29mm, and two with a diameter of 19mm.


Quotes | On

The following are quotes on Dalton:

“It was from Dalton’s instruction, that I first formed a desire to increase my knowledge of original research.”
James Joule (c.1850), Publication [3]

End matter


  1. Ball-and-stick model – Wikipedia.
  2. Imagining Atoms – Science and Industry Museum.
  3. Shachtman, Tom. (1999). Absolute Zero and the Quest for Absolute Cold (pg. 90). Mariner Books.


  • Anon. (2020). “John Dalton Biography: Discovered Atomic Theory” (YT), Fame TV, Mar 11.

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