B Electron's Nucleus

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Hi does an electron by itself have a nucleus?
 

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Hi does an electron by itself have a nucleus?
In the standard model an electron is a fundamental particle, so it has no internal structure
 

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Rutherford inferred the existence of the atomic nucleus by firing alpha particles at gold atoms. Most of the alpha particles blasted straight through as expected, but a few rebounded at sharp angles indicating that they had struck something at least as substantial as the alpha particle itself and that the atom was not a uniform cloud of stuff. No similar effect has ever been observed with electrons (and innumerable experiments over the years have involved highly energetic electron collisions); there is no reason, either theoretical or experimental, to believe that the electron has any internal structure or can be further decomposed.
 

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Not to mention, the best and latest measurements found no electric dipole moment for the electron.


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