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Ion density theory

  1. Nov 20, 2011 #1
    Umm hello there i'm still a novice at this whole thing but i was wondering, would it be possible to have an area of air with a a small ball object within the center of that area and in this area an electrical charge is presented to create both positive and negative ions in it so that they will bond together and with the continuation of the electrical charge charging more positive/negative ions for more bonding i was wondering if these ions bonding together could create a denser medium of space around the ball object possibly causing lift? Just wanted to know if this was at all possible thank you.
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  3. Nov 26, 2011 #2


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    This is not possible. Once bonded together they would become normal atoms, so you would need a denser medium to begin with. Keeping the electric charge requires ions NOT bonding with electrons.
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