PHYS208 Fundamentals of Physics II

Quote of the Day

Could anything at first sight seem more impractical than a body which is so small that its mass is an insignificant fraction of the mass of an atom of hydrogen?

J.J. Thomson
Discover of the electron in 1897

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Found at J. J. Thomson Talks About the Size of the Electron at AIP's Discovery of the Electron


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