You are 99.9999% empty space, similar to a black hole and your dinner table.

I found it really interesting that all atoms are 99.99999% empty space. One percent of every atom is composed of protons, neutrons, and electrons. The other 99% is empty space. If you think about this for more than a minute you will realize your brain can even process all ideas floating through your head. With this idea you realize that the fact that you are made of 7×1027 atoms doesn’t make a difference and you are still 99.9% empty. As everything is made of atoms that means that everything is 99.9% empty, even the black hole is 99.9% empty. Then you come across a thought that if everything is mostly (99.9%) empty then why don’t things just fall through each other. Because they are levitating on an electrostatic field. Electric field is defined as the electric force per unit charge. The direction of the field is taken to be the direction of the force it would exert on a positive test charge. The electric field is radially outward from a positive charge and radially in toward a negative point charge. So if you are sitting on a chair or on the ground, you are levitating right now. Whenever you touch something you should realize that you never really touch it. There is always going to be a slight space between two things. Remember that like charges repel each other. When two atoms approach each other, their electron shells push back at each other, despite the fact that each atom’s net charge is 0. This is a very useful feature of nature. It makes our lives a lot easier. Now the question you should be asking is, if atoms push away from each other,why doesn’t the entire universe just blow away from itself? The answer is that some, actually most atoms’ electron shells are not full. When two atoms come together and have empty spaces in their electron shells, they will share electrons to fill in the spaces in both of their shells. After this short introduction to atoms and their emptiness I hope you are more aware of your surroundings as well as your magic power to levitate.

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