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Why don't atoms melt?
« Reply #25 on: 21/01/2009 21:36:30 »
It's cool :)
I see how you thought now.

And I still like that atom.
Son::)

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Btw: Didn't mean to sound arrogant.

I did like the idea.
A good imagination is cool.
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Why don't atoms melt?
« Reply #26 on: 25/01/2009 08:44:56 »
Hi Guys
Thanks for your conversation ,
I have Learned a great deal and now possibly see temperature as a different concept when applied to a single atom ,If I understand it right .
Temperature is the interaction between atoms in groups ie in molecules .
but when you get to the atomic level then energy is the currency of temperature ,be it from photons or any other source .
So effectivly then atoms dont melt or cannot melt at any enegy level ,but they can be smasshed ie cern etc .
Is it possible then for the constituent parts be totally destroyed ?
or am I into the realms of matter anti matter?


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Why don't atoms melt?
« Reply #27 on: 25/01/2009 10:39:51 »
Hi Guys
Thanks for your conversation ,
I have Learned a great deal and now possibly see temperature as a different concept when applied to a single atom ,If I understand it right .
Temperature is the interaction between atoms in groups ie in molecules .
but when you get to the atomic level then energy is the currency of temperature ,be it from photons or any other source .
So effectivly then atoms dont melt or cannot melt at any enegy level ,but they can be smasshed ie cern etc .
Is it possible then for the constituent parts be totally destroyed ?
or am I into the realms of matter anti matter?


Geoff  

I don't know how to totally destroy an electron if not with a positron (I don't mean that this is the only possibility, but that I don't know).
 

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