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Old October 19th 16, 08:42 PM posted to sci.space.history
Dean Markley
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Default Totally empty space?

On Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 10:11:47 AM UTC-4, Fred J. McCall wrote:
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On Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:14:22 -0700, Fred J. McCall wrote:

wrote:


Is there anywhere in space, well out past our solar system, between stars, where
there's absolutely nothing? And by that I mean not even any atoms? Or does the
fact that there's a "space" out there mean there are atoms? Just got to thinking
about it. Thanks.


You're still going to have some atoms. There may be only one in a one
meter cube (intergalactic space), but there will be some.


Okay. But an atom of what? Hydrogen? Carbon?


What are stellar winds made up of?

Hint: It's not carbon.


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