From the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), this wall chart describes with simple explanations, what an electron is and how JJ Thompson came to discover it. It also looks at how electrons play a part in our everyday lives and in electronics, communications and the electrical energy we use. The chart also mentions scientific research into the structure of matter and different types of particle. STFC is a part of the Research Councils UK (RCUK) partnership of research councils.

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