Compare the relative size and density of an atom to its nucleus?

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You are probably familiar with the textbook diagram of an atom that fits neatly on the page. However, the reality will get you thinking how really empty space is: If a proton were the size of a marble an electron would be about the width of a human hair. With that scale the electron's orbit would be about 2 1/2 miles away from the proton.
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