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Life Span of an Electric Charge
« on: July 02, 2005, 05:04:18 AM »
I was wondering if anyone could tell me how long the "lifespan" of an electrical charge was.  I know that they can neutralize by joining ions... but theoretically if they DIDN'T do this... how long would they last?  Would it follow the law of conservation of energy and just last forever?
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Re:lifespan charges
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2005, 09:08:27 AM »
they'll just last forever... if they dont then they either break down into smaller sub-atomic particles or something that we cant even see with an electron microscope
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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2005, 11:47:49 AM »
Or released as heat, which is the last form of energy.

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Re:Life Span of an Electric Charge
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2005, 11:36:29 AM »
Ask a nuclear chemist.

I think this gotta do with things like quarks.
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