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    A layman a bit scared of the LHC (as always)

    Why do you have the desire to be scared? Are you also a hypochondriac?
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    Lifetime of electrons and protons outside the nuclues.

    How can the age of a proton be determined?
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    Strong force measurements

    With the above equation (F=p*E/hbar) the electron "binding" force only 0.212 N .. But when multiplied by alpha^4/4 meters , the solution is equal to the mass-energy of a proton. Weird? Or is this pretty much nonsense?
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    Strong force measurements

    Why wouldn't something like this work (to get a rough estimate)? If the energy required to separate the quarks within a proton is directly related to the mass-energy. F_binding_all_quarks = (p * E)/hbar The solution will be to the order of 100k newtons.
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    Strong force measurements

    So, in other words, it is too much work to just post the answer here.
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    Strong force measurements

    What would it be for a proton at rest (binding force in newtons)?
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    Strong force measurements

    Can the strong force between quarks be measured in Newtons? Would the total binding energy of the 3 quarks in a proton be equal to it's mass-energy?
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    Velocity of atomic (hydrogen) electrons

    Can you explain that equation, if you get a chance? Why does mv^2=27ev Thanks.
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    Strong force measurements

    Thanks. new question. How does a strong magnetic field affect protons/neutrons?
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    Strong force measurements

    Doesn't NMR involve high power magnets interacting with nucleons (is this the same as strong force)?
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    Strong force measurements

    good question. nucleons
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    Fuction of a Neutron

    do neutrons and protons contribute an equal amount of strong force?
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    Velocity of atomic (hydrogen) electrons

    Hello, I've been wondering about the velocity of hydrogen electrons. I've read that 242,000 m/s was the correct velocity, however, I thought electrons would travel at c. How does one calculate this number? Thanks in advance.
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    Fuction of a Neutron

    It seems strange that a neutron wouldn't have a function within an atom other than obtain mass, a neutral charge, and stick to protons. Do neutrons have more gravity than protons?
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    Strong force measurements

    How is strong nuclear force measured?
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    Up and down quarks

    How was the charge of up/down quarks determined?
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    Size of a neutron

    Thanks. Astronuc, The "diameter" is more of a orbital boundary, correct?
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    Size of a neutron

    If a proton and neutron have a mass of roughly 1.67e-27 kg . And a proton has a diameter of 1.65e-15 .. Is the diameter of a neutron the same?
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