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What attracts hydrogen?

  1. Dec 6, 2006 #1
    What attracts hydrogen? What pulss hydrogen to itself? What puts hydrogen on edge?
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  3. Dec 6, 2006 #2


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    Could you be more specific ?

  4. Dec 6, 2006 #3


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    Your second and third questions are meaningless (at least, to me).

    As for the first question, the H2 molecule is really tiny, with a very small polarizability. It will be very, very weakly attracted to a charge. H2 is also diamagnetic, and hence repelled by a magnetic field.
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