Credit: ROGER HARRIS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Pan across the first ten atoms of the Period Table of elements, with their chemical symbols and atomic number. These are, from left to right: hydrogen, helium, lithium, beryllium, boron, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, fluorine and neon. Atoms are differentiated by the number of protons (red) in their central nuclei, from one (hydrogen) to ten (neon). The nucleus also contains a neutral neutron. Each proton has a single positive charge, meaning that the atom contains an equal number of negatively charged electrons. Electrons (small balls) occupy orbitals around the nucleus, each of which can hold two electrons. The first orbital is called 1s (inner green sphere), the second 2s (outer green sphere), then there are three bi-lobed 2p orbitals (blue, yellow and red) arranged perpendicularly to each other. It is the arrangement of an atom's electrons that is the major determinant of an element's chemical behaviour.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1st, animated, animation, atom, atomic, atomic number, atoms, beryllium, boron, carbon, chemical, chemistry, compared, comparison, diagram, educational, electron, electrons, element, elemental, elements, energy level, first, fluorine, helium, hydrogen, label, labeled, labelled, labels, levels, lithium, model, models, name, names, neon, neutron, neutrons, nitrogen, nuclei, nucleus, orbital, orbitals, oxygen, periodic, proton, protons, reactivity, shell, shells, symbol, ten

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.

Atoms of the first ten elements

K003/0217 Rights Managed

Downloadable master

Duration: 00:00:39.23

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 25

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 340.9M

Original

Capture format: QuickTime Animation

Codec: Photo - JPEG

Please contact Science Photo Library if you require the original, or other formats.

 

Save watermarked comp

Request un-watermarked file

Price clip Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator