How to Describe an Atom?

Answer Scientists including John Dalton and Neils Bohr have attempted to describe the atom. With each new discovery, the description changed, and the atom grew more and more complex. What began as a "bill... Read More »

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How big is a hydrogen atom?

According to the "Ask a Scientist" series at the U.S. Department of Energy, a hydrogen atom is about 5.29 nanometers in diameter. A nanometer is one-billionth of a meter. The explanation also notes... Read More »

How to Draw a Hydrogen Atom?

The hydrogen atom is the smallest and simplest known atom in the periodic table of elements. It contains only one proton, or positively charged particle, and one electron, or negatively charged par... Read More »

What Does a Hydrogen Atom Consist Of?

The hydrogen atom is represented by the symbol H on the periodic table of the elements. The hydrogen atom consists of a single proton and a single electron. There are no neutrons in the hydrogen a... Read More »

How Many Protons are in An Atom of Hydrogen?

On the periodic table, the symbol for hydrogen is H. There is one proton in an atom of hydrogen. There is also one electron in an atom of hydrogen. There are no neutrons in the hydrogen atom.Source... Read More »