John Dalton, the son of a Quaker weaver, was born 6th September 1766, at Eaglesfield, Cockermouth, Cumbria, and died 27th July 1844, at Manchester. He was a British chemist and physicist who developed the atomic theory of matter and hence is known as one of the fathers of modern physical science.
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Offers details information on the scientist's contribution to the field, with a special focus on his law of "Partial Pressures."
A biography of the life of John Dalton, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopaedia.
Biography of Dalton, detailing his relationship with Manchester. One of the scientists in the 'Manchester Celebrities Science and Discovery' section of 'Manchester 2002'.
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