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Electron and proton

  1. Jun 17, 2012 #1
    will you please explain this two electron and proton
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  3. Jun 17, 2012 #2


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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi Simon! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    The proton is a heavy charged particle found in the nucleus of an atom.

    The electron is a much lighter charged particle which orbits the nucleus.

    Electricity is made of moving electrons, and light is produced when an electron jumps from one orbit to another.

    For more information, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proton and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electron
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