When it comes to electrons — one of the fundamental building blocks of all matter — there are lots of unanswered questions.
How big are they?
What are they made out of?
What … are they?
In this video we take a crack at answering the most basic, and yet perplexing, questions about some chemists’ favorite particles.
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