What is plasma?

Asked by  | 19th Mar, 2008, 04:50: PM

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Just as solids, liquids and gases are states of matter, plasma is a state of matter. Specifically, plasma is ionized gas. That is, gas that has been given an electrical charge by being stripped of electrons. Such ionized gas is the most abundant observable form of matter in the universe, being a main ingredient in stars and nebulas.

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Answered by  | 19th Mar, 2008, 05:32: PM

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