Why don't objects pass through one another since atoms are mostly empty space?

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The electrical resistance between subatomic particles is far reaching from the atomic nucleus and electron cloud. Electrons are also moving very fast. The probability cloud that determines where the electrons could be, the orbitals and the nucleus itself, are still not solid objects. Keep in mind under are current scientific understanding, no particles are "solid", they are an electromagnetic force.
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If an atom is mostly empty space why can't you see the empty space as part of an object?

When the space inside an atom is described as "empty," what that refers to is mass. Most of the mass of the atom is concentrated in the tiny center, the nucleus. So most of th

If atoms are mostly empty space why can't we walk through walls?

because they are so small and so close together that there is no humanly known way to manufacture objects small enough to pass through these extremely small spaces.. So the e

Why is an atom considered mostly empty space?

Experiments by Thomas Rutherford demonstrated that alpha particles traveled through a gold filament with only slight deflection except for the rare particle that got deflect t

Atoms contain mostly empty space?

That's quite true. I have seen the amount of space in an atom that's occupied by the nucleus compared to the amount of space in the state of Texas that's occupied by a bunch o
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Who found out that atoms are mostly empty space?

Ernest Rutherford, with his famous gold foil experiment. The same experiment also proved that atoms have small, dense, positively charged nuclei, and that the electrons are ou
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Is this true an atom is mostly empty space?

Yes, the nucleus is about the only space that the atom has, but is roughly is 10,000 times smaller than the whole atom. A theory is that everything we see is just an illusion.
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Why is it believed that an atom is mostly empty space?

Because we know that the nucleus of an atom is very very small butthis is surrounded by a cloud of electrons. The distance betweenthe nucleus and the electron cloud is HUGE me