In a recent video, design firm Kurzgesagt attempts to explain exactly how small atoms are with some creative comparisons. The video also shows how our model of atoms has changed over the years, and explains the basics of subatomic particles.
Atoms are very weird. Wrapping your head around exactly how weird, is close to impossible – how can you describe something that is SO removed from humans experience? But then again, they kind of make up everything, so let us try anyways.