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You have the atom, which has the neutron, the electron, the proton.
But with an electron micgrograph to illustrate what was fueling the outbreak, they were able to gain the trust of the people.
Back in 1897, British physicist J.J. Thomson discovered the electron, which, as of then, was the biggest finding of all time.
No one imagined in 1897 what the electron would do, or how it would change humanity.
Is there a particular reason why an electron weighs as much as it does, or that gravity is as strong as it is?
They knew about electron shells, but they have the nucleus pictured as a solid mass.Omnilingual|H. Beam Piper
I can't follow the math, but I know that from the electron's standards it stayed exactly the same weight.Out Around Rigel|Robert H. Wilson
The author states that four months of time passed on the electron during fifteen seconds Earth time.Astounding Stories, March, 1931|Various
So an electron merely passes to the next atom, which sends on an electron to a third atom, and so on.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4)|J. Arthur Thomson
This electron was stolen from it by the nitrate part of the molecule when they dissociated.Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son|John Mills
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An elementary particle with a negative charge and a very small mass. Electrons are normally found in orbits around the nucleus of an atom. The chemical reactions that an atom undergoes depend primarily on the electrons in the outermost orbits (the valence electrons).