Hydrogen is the most abundant chemical substance in the universe and the lightest element. Its most common isotope (protium, ¹H) only has one proton and one electron. When a protium atom loses its electron, then all that remains is a H⁺︎ ion —what makes acids acidic in Chemistry— aka a “proton.”
A proton is an “invisible,” ultra-super-tiny subatomic particle, with electric charge and a mass of 1.67262192369×10⁻︎²⁷︎ kg.
Whenever two protons and an Oxygen atom bond, a stable molecule of Water (H₂︎O) is formed: the basis of Life as known on Earth! Water covers 71% of our planet's surface and is the main constituent of the fluids of all known living organisms, icluding humans.
The most abundant chemical element in the universe is also so in the human body, too. Hydrogen contained in Water has unsurprisingly served as the basis for christening ever since St. John the Baptist’s era!
This shot attempts to pictorially represent the concept of invisible protons contained within fresh Water (as pure as encountered in nature).
Cephalopotamos river on Mt. Koziakas, close to the village Gorgogyri, Trikala county, central Greece.
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