The parts of those little dots of the universe
Frequently Asked Questions
Is an electron in a hydrogen atom the same as in a uranium atom?
- all electrons are the same, no matter the atom, only the number of electrons possible changes based on the amount of protons
In a normal atom, how many electrons are there compared with protons?
- in an uncharged atom, the electrons and protons are balanced
How does a negative ion differ from a positive ion?
- a negative ion has gained electrons, positive ions have lost electrons, this would occur during an ionic bonding process