2.8b - pinhead standing at the goalpost, the electron would...

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If the nucleus were the size of a pin  head, the closest electron would be  approximately a football field’s length  away. The vast majority of the atom is  space! In this picture, if you were a 
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Unformatted text preview: pinhead standing at the goalpost, the electron would be at the far end of the field. What is in-between? Think about this! What does it say about the nature of the material world?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2009 for the course ENGN 10 taught by Professor Wendy during the Summer '05 term at City College of San Francisco.

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