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B Atomic structure

  1. May 23, 2016 #1
    If like charges repel each other, what keeps the protons clustered in the nucleus of the atom from separating ? and why wouldn't the electrons with a negative charge pull them out from the nucleus ?
     
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  3. May 23, 2016 #2

    ProfuselyQuarky

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  4. May 23, 2016 #3

    davenn

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    There are 2 forces at work in the nucleus, one of them is stronger than the other ... can you name them and which is stronger ?
    what else is in the nucleus besides the Proton(s), and how does that affect things ?




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  5. May 23, 2016 #4

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    Was hoping the Op would make an effort to research that
    please don't be so quick with full answers :smile:
     
  6. May 23, 2016 #5

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    Sorry for that, Dave .... I can no longer delete the post, either :sorry:

    I think my teachers get a bit irritated with that, too, sometimes :smile:
     
  7. May 23, 2016 #6

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    no probs, just keep it in mind :smile:


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