Question
(a) What is the ratio of the strength of the gravitational force to that of the strong nuclear force? (b) What is the ratio of the strength of the gravitational force to that of the weak nuclear force? (c) What is the ratio of the strength of the gravitational force to that of the electromagnetic force? What do your answers imply about the influence of the gravitational force on atomic nuclei?

a) $10^{-38}$

b) $10^{-25}$

c) $10^{-36}$

d) Gravity has a negligible effect on atomic nuclei.

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