Daily Archives: December 8, 2018


An electron is a unit of matter with a negative electrical charge. (Anne Helmenstine)
Atoms are made of protons, neutrons, and electrons. Of these three particles, the electron has the smallest mass. Here is the definition of the electron, along with its word origin, history, and interesting facts. Electron Definition An electron is a stable subatomic particle with a negative electrical charge. Each electron […]

What Is an Electron?


A proton is a subatomic particle with a positive charge. It is found in the atomic nucleus. (AG Caesar)
Atoms consist of smaller particles called protons, neutrons, and electrons. Here is the definition of a proton, its electric charge, where it’s found in the atom, and a collection of proton facts. Proton Definition A proton is a subatomic particle with a mass defined as 1 and a charge of […]

What Is a Proton?