# Field inside a charged sphere

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What is the direction of field inside a charged non-conducting sphere?
Using gauss law, I can find the magnitude of electric field inside the shell by assuming a spherical Gaussian surface. But how can I find its direction?

Also, if electric field exists inside a charged sphere, wouldnt the charges start moving?

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Using gauss law, I can find the magnitude of electric field inside the shell by assuming a spherical Gaussian surface. But how can I find its direction?
What's the charge distribution? If the distribution is spherically symmetric, you know the direction of the field must be radial.
Also, if electric field exists inside a charged sphere, wouldnt the charges start moving?
Not if it's a non-conductor.

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