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Current Event June 24, 2015

The Make Up of Atoms


When we look out into the world we see empty space, the air, and solid objects, like a chair. Astrophysics professor Adam Frank says our perception of solid matter isn’t consistent with science and what we know about how atoms actually work. Throw away your image of tightly fitting marbles and open your mind to empty space and whizzing electrons in this science exploration.

Physical Science

Story Length: 3:12

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AIR DATE: 04/07/2015