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How many times nuclear force is greater than gravitational f

  1. Jun 8, 2015 #1
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  3. Jun 8, 2015 #2
    How does one characterize the strength of a force? Force has to act on something. This thing is called a "charge".

    I don't think you should take this question too seriously.

    Gravity acts on mass. The nuclear force binds nucleons together. To get some sort of comparison you need a typical particle mass and the color charge between quarks.

    From what I've been able to decipher, it's an artificial comparison where colour charge of a particle is pretended to be equivalent to its gravitation charge.
     
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2015
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