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Are $\mathbb{Q}_p$ and $\mathbb{Q}_q$ homeomorphic?

If $p$ and $q$ are distinct prime number, are $\mathbb{Q}_p$ and $\mathbb{Q}_q$ homeomorphic as topological space?
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Irrational P-adics

$\mathbb{Q}_p$ is completion of $\mathbb{Q}$ by defining a new metric. So, with respect to this new metric they are complete. I just want to be sure, are there p-adic rationals? If there are P-adic ...
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Open set = *disjoint* union of open balls?

Recently, i have read the assertion that in $Q_p$, the p-adics, every open set is a disjoint union of open balls. This is not true for a general metric space, see for example How to make open covers ...