1. Size relationships within the atom

What this means for us

If matter only the size of a cherry stone remains of Cologne Cathedral, how much matter do you and I consist of?

Around twenty thousand people could be stacked inside Cologne Cathedral. Together they all share as much matter as a cherry stone, which weighs as much as all these people together.

People therefore do not consist of solid matter, but are rather like a projection, an illusion, which consists of only one twenty-thousandth the size of a cherry stone.

Quantum physicists have known this for a long time.

What you are reading on this page has been known to physicists for almost one hundred years.

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