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Why do like poles repel when we bring two bar magnets together?


You've probably done the experiment at school: the iron filings under the piece of paper. But why do unlike poles attract and like poles repel?

 

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    Tom Ware (Tusitala Tom) 3 years ago

    Thanks, Craeft. I was aware of the atomic theory. Was really after responses. I guess my real quesiton was the one which can't be answered as yet: Why these things repel and attract one another.