Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 27 - Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom - Questions: 19

Answer

The Coulomb force keeps the electrons from flying off into space.

Work Step by Step

The protons in the nucleus are positively charged, and attract the negatively-charged electrons. Electrons orbit the nucleus like the planets orbit the sun.
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