Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 24 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 8

Answer

Electrons exhibit 2 types of rotational motion: spin motion (rotating about their own axes, like the Earth spins on its own axis with a 24-hour period) and revolution motion (orbiting around the nucleus, like the Earth revolves around the sun with a roughly 365-day period).

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 456.
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