Scientific Fact of the Day

If the nucleus of an atom is magnified to the size of a marble, an electron would be the width of a single strand of hair.

The model of an atom is usually drawn like this,

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However, using the information from the first paragraph, the electron would not be that close. It would be… Waaait for it… Waaait for it… A whopping 1 kilometre away.

Deal with that!

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