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Are there any planetary systems that are influenced by EM waves?

  1. Nov 18, 2015 #1
    Is there any star systems (planetary) that are influenced by the EM Force, hence as usual,sum of the charges of elements in the universe are electrically neutral.
     
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  3. Nov 18, 2015 #2

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    That is a very strange question. As if a particular star system with planets out there might be affected by the EM force, while others are unaffected.

    Elements (atoms) are not electrically neutral if they are ionized. There's a lot of ionization going on in stars (they're mostly plasma), in the stellar wind produced by stars, and in the planets that are impinged upon by the stellar wind from stars.
     
  4. Nov 18, 2015 #3
    Bounded by space (vacuum), is there any chances a planet to be charged (either positive or negative) or discharge by any means? They say EM Force is 1040 times gravitation, I wonder in the realm of planets is there any possibility a celestial body would be charge by a phenomena?
     
  5. Nov 18, 2015 #4
    Yes, but total sum of opposing charges on a planetary scale is zero.
     
  6. Nov 18, 2015 #5

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    Sure. Solar wind.

    Why?
     
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