What Did Democritus Do?


Democritus of Abdera is popular known for his atomic theory but he was also an outstanding geometer. He was not the first to suggest an atomic theory. His teacher Leucippus had projected an atomic system, as had Anaxagoras of Clazomenae.
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Democritus was an ancient Greek philosopher. He lived from 460 BC to 360 BC. He is known as the most influential of all pre-Socratic philosophers.
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