# Does an electron look like a sphere?

i always read that an in an atom, the electron is a probability cloud.
but the electron is a particle, and it has mass, so the gravity that acts on it pulls each direction equally, making it spherical
the way i understand it, the "probability cloud" is a description of the position of the electron, and...
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i always read that an in an atom, the electron is a probability cloud.

but the electron is a particle, and it has mass, so the gravity that acts on it pulls each direction equally, making it spherical

the way i understand it, the "probability cloud" is a description of the position of the electron, and not a description of the shape of the electron.

so if you were able to focus your vision directly on the position of an electron, whether thats possible or not, would you see a ball?

but the electron is a particle, and it has mass, so the gravity that acts on it pulls each direction equally, making it spherical

the way i understand it, the "probability cloud" is a description of the position of the electron, and not a description of the shape of the electron.

so if you were able to focus your vision directly on the position of an electron, whether thats possible or not, would you see a ball?

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