Tjis is a non-expert question on a (seemingly simple) text-book topic. The question is about "hydrostatic friction", defined as follows. Consider a drop of water resting on a flat surface. If the ...
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There are many articles published in physics journals about flocking. Is there a physical reason for these phenomena or is it just because physics methods are being used to study collective motion? ...
Got a new idea regarding the unification of light wave and sound wave into a single entity , may be probably a wave. Is it possible to proceed in that manner,and has it been done previously,like i ...
Many physics papers now have dozens of authors per paper. Experimental physics may have multi-organizational and multi-country contributing staffs, but I'd guess that most of the names don't ...
I first saw this on Top Gear, and assumed it was a load of rubbish, but today I tried it out and it actually works, if you walk away from the car continuously unlocking/locking it until it stops, and ...
I am not someone specialized on physics, I am just curious on why our Body Electrical Resistance measure as shown by a multimeter varies so much. When allocating the 2 probes each on one hand, the ...
Lets say you're an undergrad physics student with a lot of "sense" for technology and limited theoretical abilities. Now you need some kind of a career advice about the specific field of physics to ...