Repulsion

Discussion in 'Physics' started by tahir51214, May 9, 2013.

  1. tahir51214

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    Nov 11, 2011
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    Like Charges repel Each other so how it is possible to contain so many protons together in a nucleus? Which force keeps them tightly coupled? My Chemistry is too weak, so please don't assume it so silly question.
     
  2. BillO

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    That would be the Strong Nuclear Force.
     
  3. Papabravo

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    Feb 24, 2006
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    Check out the following summary of the four fundamental forces.

    http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/forces/funfor.html
     
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