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comment What does it mean for two objects to “touch”?
Minute Physics (on YouTube) just did a video on this topic: youtube.com/watch?v=BksyMWSygnc&feature=g-u-u
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comment What does it mean for two objects to “touch”?
this is an amazing answer. I'm not new to Physics, so this was both a fascinating review of my Chemistry years but also a fabulous explanation. I can't believe I didn't think of the Pauli Exclusion Principle!
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comment What does it mean for two objects to “touch”?
that edit really helps. In (super) sum, are you saying that A touches B if B has to exhibit some non-negligible resistance to that force?
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comment What does it mean for two objects to “touch”?
could you explain what you mean by "equilibrium intermolecular forces" as opposed to just "intermolecular forces"? I might be missing something really obvious here, I'm not a physics-genius, but sorry if it's really simple. :)
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comment What does it mean for two objects to “touch”?
@dmckee agreed. Currently I understand it as my second question under 1) - that "touching" is relative to context - which is an interesting mindset to have
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