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What happens to your hair and the baloon?​

What happens to your hair and the baloon?​

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When a rubber balloon is rubbed against human hair, electrons are transferred from the hair to the rubber, giving the balloon a net negative charge, and leaving the hair with a net positive charge. As the balloon is pulled away, the opposite charge on the hair causes it to be attracted to the balloon. Even after the balloon is removed, the positive charge on the individual hairs causes each hair to repel the other hairs, and can result in some hairs standing on end, pushed up by the other hairs. When the balloon is brought near the ceiling, another interesting phenomenon occurs."