Monday, September 20, 2010

An Electron Riding a Light Wave Captured on Tape

You have learned of atoms in your chemistry class, and how they are made up of protons, neutrons, and electrons. You were taught that electrons were really tiny. So tiny in fact that a droplet of water weighs about a billion, billion, billion times more than an electron. Electrons are so inconceivably small that some people think that it would be impossible to take their pictures

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