The British Association: Section B Chemical Science


On the Growth of the Atomic Theory IT has been thought desirable that on the occasion of this halfcentenary celebration of the foundation of this great Association, some notice should be presented to the members of what has been doing in the respective branches of science during the period of our activity; and I have, accordingly, traced out for your consideration a very imperfect sketch of the theories which guided chemical inquiry at the beginning of that period, and of the leading changes which have been wrought in them by fifty years' work.

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WILLIAMSON, A. The British Association: Section B Chemical Science. Nature 24, 413–419 (1881).

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