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  1. Mar 9, 2007 #1
    In the atom between the electron in the orbit and the nucleus what is present?
    Is it vacuum? Well if it is so then the entire universe can be assumed to be made of vacuum.
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  3. Mar 9, 2007 #2


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    YOU GOT IT!!!

    The VAST majority of space is EMPTY!!

    There's an old adage that if a single atom were as big as the Grand Canyon; then the
    nucleus would be a single small stone at the bottom.

    Yes - at the finest level - space is mostly EMPTY.

    Dr. Gregory Greenman
  4. Mar 9, 2007 #3
    All the more room for my ego! :rofl:
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