What is an electron?

The electron is the smallest known particle in the universe, a force that is constantly changing the state of matter and energy around it.In a nutshell, an electron has two fundamental properties: an electromagnetic charge and an electrical charge.Electrons are composed of a positively charged nucleus and an electron cloud.Electromagnetic charges are the way in …

Which of the Apple Watch’s smartwatch features can you trust?

Posted June 08, 2018 09:03:16In the past few years, Apple has released several smartwatch apps, including the AppleWatch, but it hasn’t released a fully functional watch app yet.Now, a developer has created a watch app that is based on the WatchOS platform.The app uses a smartwatch-like interface to track your steps, calories burned, and other …

‘A very rare discovery’: Astronomers find a new form of electron in the cosmos

A rare type of particle has been discovered in the universe, but it is a member of a class of particles called electron atoms that are often referred to as “electrons”.Key points:Elements made of electrons are used in everything from chemical reactions to superconductorsTo study these rare, unusual particles, an international team of scientists has …

Clips: A new kind of transistor that has a quantum of control

An experimental transistor that can make tiny quantum-scale changes to its quantum state can now be fabricated at a Chinese research centre, a new study says.The breakthrough could lead to an even more powerful version of the transistor that could one day help power electronic devices that operate at subatomic levels.Clips: Clips on a new …

Energy, energy, energy

The Hill article Electrons are an atomic family of positively charged particles that comprise one-fifth of the matter in the universe.They are the fundamental building blocks of all living things, and scientists have long been fascinated by the possibility of understanding how the electrons’ mass affects the properties of matter.Today, however, scientists are discovering new …