Democritus of Abdera (Greek: Δημόκριτος; Abdera, Thrace, c. 460 B.C.-c. 370 B.C.) was a Greek philosopher, polymath, and mathematician disciple of Leucippus, founder of Atomism, and teacher of Protagoras who lived between the V-IV centuries BC. C. He had a wide field of interests, but he is especially remembered for his atomistic conception of a universe composed solely of atoms and emptiness. He has been regarded as "the father of physics" or "the father of modern science."
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DEMOKRITOS (460-370 a.c.)