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! What is relative strength of the electric force compared with the force of gravity for two electrons? Gravity is irrelevant for atomic and subatomic processes – the electric force is much much stronger. ! But sometimes gravity is most important; e.g., the
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Unformatted text preview: motion of the planets. 52 Why? If Coulomb forces are 42 orders of magnitude stronger than gravity, why we do not clearly feel it? Example - Forces between Electrons Thursday, August 26, 2010...
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