Why space is vacuum ? Why not filled with gases ? (SBC)

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Why space is vacuum ? Why not filled with gases ? (SBC)

PLZ tell me why space is vacuum ?
« Last Edit: 04/03/2009 13:59:04 by ScientificBoysClub »



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Re: Why space is vacuum ? Why not filled with gases ? (SBC)
« Reply #3 on: 03/03/2009 03:18:20 »
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Re: Why space is vacuum ? Why not filled with gases ? (SBC)
« Reply #4 on: 03/03/2009 12:05:57 »
Why space is vacuum ? Why not filled with gases ? (SBC)
Because there isn't enough gas to fill it...

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Re: Why space is vacuum ? Why not filled with gases ? (SBC)
« Reply #5 on: 03/03/2009 12:44:23 »
Yes basically there is an immense amount of space and not a lot of gas, and most of the gas has gravitationally collapsed to form stars or planets leaving the spaces in between very very empty.

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Re: Why space is vacuum ? Why not filled with gases ? (SBC)
« Reply #6 on: 03/03/2009 13:00:07 »
All gases have a molecular mass. That mass will 'search' for the nearest 'lower gradient' :)
Or not as much 'search' as passively following that 'gradients' demands. In the case of gravity the gases will fall into 'gravity wells', and, there are a lot of those everywhere, as 'gravity' have no limits where matter might be. So either it will clump together, or it will wander of 'downhill' in the direction/gradient of the nearest mass.

And gases 'clumping' together often becomes Suns, I think?
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Re: Why space is vacuum ? Why not filled with gases ? (SBC)
« Reply #7 on: 03/03/2009 14:06:51 »
...and most of the gas has gravitationally collapsed to form stars or planets leaving the spaces in between very very empty.

Do we have any idea what percentage has been used up?
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