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Q & A: The Charging of Particles

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
How do the different parts of atom (Protons and Electrons) become charged?
- Andrew
US
A:
Andrew -

Well, protons and electrons donít really "become" charged. They just sort of are charged - it's part of what makes them what they are. For more information on why protons and electrons happen to have charge, check out the answer to the question .

-Tamara

(published on 10/22/2007)

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