Problem: A sulfur atom and a sulfur molecule are not identical. What is the difference?

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Atoms are the smallest unit of the element and what makes up molecules. So sulfur atoms make up the sulfur molecule. 

Shown below is a 3d structure of the sulfur molecule.

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A sulfur atom and a sulfur molecule are not identical. What is the difference?

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