Can someone explain Earnshaws Theory
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Oct6-10, 03:18 PM
The electric field cannot point toward the null from all directions as that would constitute net flux, and Q_enc != 0.
I know that the electric field lines would be distributed uniformly around a point charge. But why does all the electric field lines pointing towards the null point eqaul Q_enc !=0 ??? (!= I take it that means NOT zero)