Acharya Kanad – Conceptualized the Idea of Atomic Theory 2,500 Years Ago

Acharya Kanad - Conceptualized the Idea of Atomic Theory 2,500 Years Ago

We all know that the Atomic Theory was developed by an English chemist and physicist John Dalton. The Atomic Theory is a scientific theory of the nature of matter, which states that matter is composed of discrete units called atoms. However, a theory of atoms was actually formulated 2,500 years before Dalton by an Indian sage and philosopher, known as Acharya Kanad.

Acharya Kanad was one of the earliest Indian philosophers (about 600 BCE) and the founder of the Vaisesika School. Continue reading Acharya Kanad – Conceptualized the Idea of Atomic Theory 2,500 Years Ago