Hydrogen Atom Scale Model

I used to think that things like rocks and buildings and my own skeleton were fairly solid. But they’re made up of atoms, and atoms, as you can see here, contain so little actual material that they can barely be said to exist.

We are all phantoms. —Hydrogen Atom Scale Model (Phrenopolis)

2 thoughts on “Hydrogen Atom Scale Model

  1. Yet the electromagnetic and strong/weak nuclear forces are so strong that they prevent us from passing through each other! As ephemeral as matter is, the forces of the universe hold us together – almost a perfect metaphor of the divine within the mundane.

    This is the best thing about being a math/science geek :)

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