There are two people standing 1 m apart in space. If their electrons magically turned into positrons, how strong would the electromagnetic repulsion force between them be?
Short answer: About 1029 Newtons. Long answer: Let’s suppose a wizard suddenly decides to curse two astronauts in orbit by magically switching all of the electrons in the atoms in their bodies with their antimatter counterpart, the positron. The positron is just like the electron in almost all ways, except it has a positive electric