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Why are electrons weightless?

Asked by I. Muller, Last updated: Jan 14, 2020

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O. Bickis

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O. Bickis, Corporate employee, MBA, Stockton

Answered Sep 24, 2019

It is not true that electrons are actually weightless. The only thing is they do not add weight to the atoms. When you say that they are weightless, this means that they do not have any mass at...Read More
 

H. Jones

H. Jones, Web Content Writer, San Antonio,

Answered Mar 26, 2019

Since the electron is negative in charge and the proton is positive incharge, they are attracted to one another. Thus, electrons like to orbit around the nucleus. Then, both these protons and...Read More
 

G. Roland

G. Roland, Professor, Austin

Answered Feb 20, 2019

They say that the electron is weightless because it is so small that it can barely be seen. There are also other reports stating that perhaps it is not true that electrons exist because there are...Read More
 

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