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Ion pressure theory

  1. Dec 6, 2011 #1
    Ok well hello there everyone yes, i am still a novice at this but i was wondering this would it be possible. If i had a metal ball and i charged the center of it positively and then have an external electrode on the bottom charged negatively creating negative ions that cover the bottom half of the ball and then these negative ions would be attracted toward the center of the metal ball, with a strong enough charged to this negative electrode would the pressure of these negative ions trying to reach the center of the ball basically squeeze the ball into the air?
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