Gases and Plasmas
Our gaseous world is surrounded by space plasma
We live in a gaseous atmosphere surrounded by plasma. This context examines the structure, properties and uses of gases and plasmas. Plasma is the fourth and most abundant state of matter.
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Plasma is made up of ionised gas consisting of a balanced mix of electrons, positive ions and neutral particles. 99% of all matter in the known universe is plasma.
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