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  1. Mar 27, 2009 #1
    Let's say, I put x number of free electrons and x number of free protons into a jar, close the lid, shake it for a while. Do I get x atoms of Hydrogen? Does the each electron start revolving around each proton? If not, why and what do we need to do to make Hydrogen out of it (changing pressure, temperature...?)
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  3. Mar 27, 2009 #2
    the electrons might tunnel through the glass.
  4. Mar 28, 2009 #3
    let's assume container is electrically neutral and no particles could escape it.
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