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Q & A: what is static electricity?

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Most recent answer: 08/07/2016
Q:
When static electricity is transferred to an object. Is it stored as an electron in the outer most layer of the electron field. Or as something that just hangs around.
- Luke Casler (age 15)
Greenfield, Indiana, United States
A:

Yes, ordinary static electricity takes the form of either excess electrons or missing electrons near the surface of an object.

Mike W.


(published on 08/07/2016)

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