Home » Interesting Questions » Why is the mass of proton less than the mass of neutron?

Subscribe to this site by email

Loading

Why is the mass of proton less than the mass of neutron?

Why is the mass of proton less than the mass of neutron?

Asked Vamak Singh

The standard values of masses of proton, neutron and electron are as given below.

Particle Charge Mass (g)
Proton +1 1.6727 x 1024 g
Neutron 0 1.6750 x 1024 g
Electron -1 9.110 x 1028 g

proton-neutron

Please refer to http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/34245/why-is-neutron-heavier-than-proton

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Hits so far @ AskPhysics

  • 2,240,434 hits

Subscribe to AskPhysics via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,336 other subscribers

October 2020
M T W T F S S
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

Schrodinger’s Cat in Daily Life

%d bloggers like this: