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Atom Symbol – Youth Short Sleeve T-Shirt

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The Atom Symbol. How did it come to be? Time to get a bit technical so pay attention!

It is basically an abstraction of the Rutherford-Bohr model of an atom. Rutherford’s model deferred to the idea of many electrons in rings. However, once Bohr simplified this into a picture of a few electrons for light atoms, the Rutherford-Bohr model caught the imagination of the public. It has since continually been used as a symbol for atoms.

To simplify, the ellipses are traces of the circular orbits of electrons spinning around the atom’s nucleus at the center.

The image of an atom represents the smallest constituent unit of ordinary matter that has the properties of a chemical element. That is why it can be used to refer to something extremely small or essential.

There’s obviously more to it than that but this is a t-shirt design remember!!
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Atom Symbol – Youth Premium T-Shirt

This Youth Short Sleeve T-Shirt is light, comfy and has just the right amount of stretch youngsters need for an active lifestyle. The soft cotton yields colourful prints, so our designs turn this crowd favourite into something special.

  • 100% soft jersey cotton
  • Heather colours – 52% combed and ring-spun cotton, 48% polyester
  • Athletic Heather – 90% combed and ring-spun cotton, 10% polyester
  • Pre-shrunk fabric
  • Side-seamed
  • Relaxed unisex fit

*Heather forest is 52% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton, 48% poly / Athletic Heather is 90% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton, 10% polyester

*** Please check the size chart carefully before ordering! ***

Size Chart

Size guide
S M L XL
Width (inches) 15 ¼ 16 ¼ 17 ¼ 18 ¼
Length (inches) 20 ⅞ 22 ⅛ 23 ⅜ 24 ⅜
S M L XL
Width (cm) 39 41 44 46
Length (cm) 53 56 59 62