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Creating a atmosphere bubble in space with electromagnetism

would it be possible to contain an atmospheric bubble in space with a magnetic field, and wouldn't doing so protect it from solar radiation also?
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How electromagnetic fields travel through vacuum?

How electromagnetic fields travel through vacuum is it right to say that they propagate or travel? do they alternately form each other by charged particles?
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How far could one fire a charged particle in space?

I've wondered how far would be able to send a concentrated beam of electrons in space. The reason is would we be able to launch a magnetic ring with an electron absorbing material on one side and just ...
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What causes the permittivity and permeability of vacuum?

When light travels through a material, it gets "slowed down" (at least its net speed decreases). The atoms in the material "disturb" the light in some way which causes it to make stops on its path. ...
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Visualizing Electromagnetic Waves in 3D Space [closed]

I did one module of physics for my GCSE one year ago which taught me about transverse EM waves & the EM spectrum, but since then, I do not understand how a wave would move in 3D space. Can someone ...