Unformatted text preview: force must be very strong but it only has a very short range. The scientists decided to name this force “the strong force”, it can also be called the nuclear binding energy. This force is what binds protons to protons, neutrons to neutrons, and protons and neutrons to each other. Sources • webs.morningside.edu/slaven/physics/atom/atom2.html • http://www.suite101.com/content/nuclear-binding-energy-a108333...
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