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Synonyms for atomic theory

(chemistry) any theory in which all matter is composed of tiny discrete finite indivisible indestructible particles

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The given model is in accordance with the atomic theory of lattice dynamics and experimental observations on phonon dispersion [6].
In them, Gorlaeus did not strive merely to present an atomic theory of matter, but sought to formulate a coherent and comprehensive system of physics, philosophy, and even theology.
Twelve of the thirteen chapters are a narration of the evolution of atomic theory, though he also includes discussions of thermodynamics and electromagnetism.
The Ideas Behind the Electromagnetic Atomic Theory.
In our judgment, a basic education in science requires a thorough understanding of five theories: the heliocentric theory of the solar system, Newtonian mechanics, electromagnetism, the atomic theory of matter, and the theory of evolution.
Topics include mathematics, fluids, thermodynamics, chemistry, biology, heat transfer, statics, material science, mechanics of materials, dynamics, circuits, physics, systems analysis, computer programming, atomic theory, engineering management, and engineering licensure.
Among Boyle's most notable achievements was his formulation of an atomic theory that proved fundamental to physics.
As curator of experiments for the Royal Society, he poured out a stream of brilliant concepts on universal gravity, evolution of the species and atomic theory.
The atomic theory espoused by Thomas Hariot and his circle provides one example of a disjunction between theory about nature and experience of it; speculative writings about changes in states of matter, contemporary with Shakespeare, also began to question the validity of Aristotelian science.
English physicist, developed atomic theory of matter.
Along the way you'll explore the world, clash with barbarians, discover everything from pottery through to atomic theory, trade technologies with other civs, create wonders such as the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, go to war with other nations and use diplomacy, all in an effort to claim overall victory.
Another example of how an existing paradigm can be altered without abandoning the older concept is John Dalton's development of the modern atomic theory in 1803 (Carpi 2003a).
Finally, evolution is indisputable, Matzke points out--as well established as the germ theory of disease and the atomic theory.
The Bohr model of the atom; electrons and nucleons; electron orbitals spectroscopy as the experimental basis of atomic theory
Imagine translating element names, atomic theory, or the periodic table into a language that had no words for these concepts