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What do we know about the interactions between the protons and neutrons in a nucleus?

In a nucleus, the strong nuclear force causes interactions between protons and protons, between neutrons and neutrons, and between protons and neutrons. What do we know about this interaction? ...
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Circular motion of electrons around nucleus [duplicate]

We know that electrons are revolving around the nucleus because of the electrostatic force .But if the electron is moving in circular path then as acceleration has to be in inward direction due to a ...
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Can an electron be inside a proton?

This article has an image showing the 2S and 2P states of a hydrogen atom. The caption makes the following claim: The 2S and 2P states of hydrogen show where the electron could be found at any ...
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How is Schrodinger's model of atom consistent with reference to Maxwell's Theory of Electromagnetic Radiation? [duplicate]

When Rutherford proposed his model of atom, he mentioned that "Nucleus is surrounded by electrons that move around the nucleus with very high speed in circular paths called orbits. James Maxwell ...
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How come subatomic particles interact with each other while not being in contact? [closed]

Although electrons stays away from protons an atom remains electrically neutral But two atoms one positively charged and another negatively charged remain so until they comes in contact. Can the ...
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Is Coulomb's law correct? [duplicate]

Why don't electrons and protons collide? Hydrogen atoms are often ionized. After ionization, it is divided into electrons and protons, which can merge into hydrogen atoms at any time. Why don't ...
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Electron falling into proton approaches infinite kinetic energy why?

Foreword I believe this question to be different from the usual "Why don't electrons fall into the nucleus" because this A: asks about the details of explanations for why electrons don't fall into ...
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Where do electrons get their ever-lasting circulating energy?

We all know (or maybe know) that to move, we need to spend energy. If you want to drive a car, you gotta spend gasoline. We also know that energy can't be created (first law of thermodynamics, and ...
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Why do electrons revolve around the nucleus? [duplicate]

Why do electrons revolve around the atom's nucleus? Where does it get the energy for the revolution? Do the electrons stop revolving at absolute zero temperatures?
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Why does electron $(-)$ keep rotating round the nucleus $(+)$ even they are attracted? [duplicate]

I'm a secondary school pupil, my physics textbook discussed atomic physics without deep details because we are young boys, to explain electron motion we first learn about rotational motion. The main ...
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Brehmsstrahlung radiation query - If an electron is constantly being decelerated, how does it emit a photon with a fixed energy?

According to my textbook they simply say an electron is decelerated by a nuclei and this means it loses KE. The difference in KE is given off as a photon. But an electron is always being pulled back ...
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Why atoms do not radiate energy? [duplicate]

In atoms electron moves in a circular motion with constant velocity but in circular motion acceleration is produced when we change direction so we cant get constant velocity. So why electron do not ...
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Do electron really experience any repulsive force while attracted by proton compared to positron?

I read up that the reason 2 electrons with same energy states can be binded to the first orbital of a necleus is due to one electron having positive spin half and another having negative spin half ...
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Could an electron enter the nucleus, and if so would it be captured by a proton?

I've been trying to find an answer to this question, but have come across contradictory answers, and have limited knowledge of quantum mechanics myself. Almost all the threads (here and on Quora) ...
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Bohr model - energy of orbitals [duplicate]

In Rutherford's planetary atomic model electrons move around nucleus . This model was failed because electrons emit energy as they move around nucleus. Why isn't the same with Bohr model ? How ...

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