So in the case of a spherical conductor, if we have charge distributed over it the electric field inside will ALWAYS be zero. Even when we place a charge near the sphere the field inside is zero right?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

And if we have a spherical insulator and we uniformly distribute the charge, the electric field inside is zero. HOWEVER if we place a charge near this sphere it will no longer be zero right?

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# Homework Help: Charge distributed over a spherical surface [concept question]

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