Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Atoms never touch each other because of electons

  1. Apr 30, 2014 #1
    Recenty I learned that there is not real touch. That atoms never touch each other because of electons. I have two question to this.

    1) Why we feel the pain(I think is because of brain analysys but I am not sure)
    2) Why if I press hard my hand,I will mark that?? Why this sign in my hand will be exists(I will get out the electrons from there?)

    Thank you!!!
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 30, 2014 #2

    adjacent

    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    1-If you have no nerve connections there,you won't feel any pain.So that's only a problem with our brain.


    How are you marking?By paint or just pressing hard?
     
  4. Apr 30, 2014 #3

    ZapperZ

    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Education Advisor
    2016 Award

Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Atoms never touch each other because of electons
Loading...