People want to lose weight, they want to get healthier, they want to feel better. They want to live a long and happy life!
But how much weight can you lose in a month with just exercise? What’s the best way to lose weight?
Let’s look at the question in the most basic terms – what is weight and how much can you lose of it?
What Is Weight?
Weight is a measure of the amount of matter that you have. The more matter you have, the more weight you have. Your body is made up of trillions of cells, all of them are made of atoms which are composed of neutrons, protons, and electrons. All of these are in turn made of quarks, which are in turn composed of gluons.
Each one of these fundamental building blocks is composed of smaller particles (quarks, leptons, and gluons) which are known as atoms. Therefore, the weight of a human is made up of atoms, which are in turn made of quarks, which are in turn made of gluons.
How Do Atoms Work?
Atoms are relatively simple structures. Atoms only exist in a large number in certain circumstances, most notably when they are bound together in the form of molecules. The larger the number of atoms in a molecule, the larger the molecule will be. For example, water is made of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom, which together make it weigh less than one gram (roughly 0.035 oz).
Molecules are composed of atoms which are held together by weak interactions. For example, Van der Waals forces pull atoms together and keep them together for small molecules. In the case of water molecules, Van der Waals forces are responsible for the bond which holds the molecules together, as well as the bond which allows each molecule to dissolve in liquid water.
The strong nuclear force is responsible for holding nuclei together, as well as the strong forces which cause nuclei to interact with each other. Quarks are held together by the strong nuclear force, with the exception that they are loosely bound to each other.
What Is the Difference Between Weight And Mass?
Most people are familiar with the term weight, as it is the most basic and most commonly used unit of measurement for describing how much a person or object weighs. However, a lot of people are not so familiar with the term mass. Mass is defined as the amount of matter in an object or person, and unlike weight, mass cannot be reduced to a single unit of measurement.
Take a look at these two sentences:
“The mass of an elephant is quite large, about 190 kg.”
“The radius of an elephant is quite large as well, about 13 feet.”
The first sentence gives the mass of the elephant in the form of a single unit, but the second sentence gives you an idea of the size of the elephant in relation to you, the reader. More information on mass and its dimensions can be found in
Dimensions Of Matter
How Do Quarks Work?
Quarks are one of the six subatomic particles which make up everything in the universe. They are composed of three fundamental properties –
- electric charge
Quarks come in six different colors (red, green, blue, yellow, black, and white) which are produced in abundance during the Big Bang. Quarks are among the most basic building blocks of matter, as they make up the atomic nuclei of atoms and the substructure of molecules. In addition to binding atoms together, Van der Waals forces are also responsible for binding quarks together as well.
How Do Atoms Fit On The Periodic Table?
Atoms are one of the six subatomic particles which make up everything in the universe. They are made up of three fundamental properties –
- electric charge
These six subatomic particles (atoms, quarks, leptons, and gluons) along with the Higgs boson form the Standard Model of particle physics. In addition to these six particles, there is also a seventh particle known as the axion which is used to solve the so-called
problems in astrophysics. The Standard Model has been incredibly successful in predicting the outcomes of particles experiments and providing a detailed description of the nature of matter, as well as offering a unifying theory which ties all the forces of nature together. As a result, the Standard Model has become
the governing theory of particle physics
What Is The Matter Dimension?
Matter has three
All three of these dimensions are important in describing the nature of matter. However, mass is the most basic and most commonly used unit of measurement for describing the size and nature of matter. Thus, the matter dimension is composed of the three-dimensional space, the time, and the mass of a particle or object.
Is There A Difference Between Matter And Energy?
People often confuse matter and energy, as they appear to be similar words which mean
- there is mass (matter) or energy (energy)
- you cannot create matter from energy
- everything has mass, even energy
- matter cannot be destroyed, only transformed
However, matter and energy are very different things, as energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only change form. For example,
- light (photons) are energy, but it is not matter light; it is energy of light
- electricity is energy, which when converted into heat becomes matter (heat is defined as the disorder in the motion of atoms or molecules)
- nuclear fusion is also matter, as it is the assembly of the fundamental particles which make up atoms (protons, electrons, and neutrons)
In addition, it is possible for energy to become mass, as objects or particles gain mass when they absorb energy. For example, the Higgs boson gains mass when it interacts with other particles via the Higgs mechanism, part of the Standard Model.
Is There A Difference Between A Particle And A Constituent Atom?
Most people are familiar with the idea of atoms, as they are made up of a very small number of particles (quarks, leptons, and gluons) which are held together by the weak nuclear force. Atoms are the constituents of molecules, and are important for the formation and stability of molecules. In addition to molecules, atoms also form the basic unit of structure for nuclei and crystals. However, atoms are made of even tinier particles (constituents) which are held together by the strong nuclear force.