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Monatomic hydrogen volume and diatomic hydrogen volume?

  1. Dec 28, 2011 #1
    What is it exactly that causes the diatomic hydrogen to have such a greater volume than monatomic hydrogen?
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  3. Dec 29, 2011 #2


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    I don't know where you found such a statement, nor where you find monatomic hydrogen - are you taking about deep space? - but if there were such a thing in bulk matter the opposite of what you say would be true.
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