Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Atom may refer to any of the following:

1. When referring to RSS or web feeds, an atom or .atom file extension is a publishing protocol that was published as RFC 5023 as an alternative to RSS to improve upon RSS's deficiencies.

2. The Intel Atom is a family of low-power computer processors specifically designed for mobile devices that are developed by Intel and was first announced on March 2, 2008.

3. An atom is a particle of matter that uniquely defines a chemical element. An atom consists of a central positively charged nucleus surrounded by one or more negatively charged electron. The nucleus contains one or more fairly heavy particles known as protons and neutrons.

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