Timeline of atomic and subatomic physics

A timeline of atomic and subatomic physics.

Early beginnings

  • In 6th century BCE, Acharya Kanada proposed that all matter must consist of indivisible particles and called them "anu". He proposes examples like ripening of fruit as the change in the number and types of atoms to create newer units.
  • 430 BCE Democritus speculates about fundamental indivisible particles—calls them "atoms"

The beginning of chemistry

The age of quantum mechanics

The formation and successes of the Standard Model

Quantum field theories beyond the Standard Model

See also


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