Became a math philosophy tutor at the New College in Manchester
Postulated a law of thermal expansion that illustrated the heating and cooling reaction of gases to expansion and compression
He explained the behavior of atoms in terms of the measurement of weight.
He revealed the concept of Law of Partial Pressures.
Published A New System of Chemical Philosophy
Dalton published an appendix to A New System of Chemical Philosophy.
Dalton served as president of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical society
1817 - July 26, 1844
Got an honorary Doctorate of Science degree from the prestigious Oxford University
The government granted him a pension
Dalton was offered another degree, this time a Doctorate of Laws, by Edinburgh University
A statue was erected in Dalton's honor