Do atoms have a gravitational pull?

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Offline Esmanee

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Do atoms have a gravitational pull?
« on: 08/10/2010 22:23:43 »
I was thinking about a recent theory that our whole world is merely an atom. It -could- be true! Anyway, it lead me to thinking, do atoms have a gravitational pull? I know electrons orbit around the nucleus. 
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Do atoms have a gravitational pull?
« Reply #1 on: 09/10/2010 03:09:41 »
I was thinking about a recent theory that our whole world is merely an atom. It -could- be true! Anyway, it lead me to thinking, do atoms have a gravitational pull? I know electrons orbit around the nucleus. 
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Do atoms have a gravitational pull?
« Reply #2 on: 10/10/2010 03:11:02 »
Do atoms have mass?
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Do atoms have a gravitational pull?
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Do atoms have a gravitational pull?
« Reply #6 on: 28/10/2010 22:56:26 »
yes atoms do have mass and do produce a gravitational field. However at the atomic level (and especially the subatomic level) this field is negligible as the masses are very small therfore they have a very small gravitational field. This filed is so weak that it is easily overcome by the other forces; strong, weak, etc.