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for questions about singularities in physical quantities. Use the tag "singularity" for general relativistic singularities such as those inside black holes and at the Big Bang.
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A set of internationally accepted units to aid in communication of measurements.
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a vast field of research at the interfaces between physics, chemistry and biology. It consists in the study of the physical properties of composite objects described by a characteristic…
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Questions that ask about some aspect of physics research or study which doesn't involve the actual physics. In general, soft questions can be answered without using physical reasoning.
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The Sun plus the collection of bodies in orbit around the Sun such as planets, dwarf planets, moons, asteroids, comets, etc.
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Solid-state physics studies how macroscopic properties of solids (mechanical, electrical, optical, etc.) result from their microscopic structure. It usually deals with the scale where quantum properti…
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The near-vacuum extending between the planets and stars, containing small amounts of gas and dust. Also called outer space to refer to the physical universe beyond the Earth's atmosphere.
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As a consequence of the Lorentz transformations, time and space transform into each other when changing reference frame. This calls for a unified description: Minkowski spacetime.
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The special theory of relativity describes the motion and dynamics of objects moving at significant fractions of the speed of light.
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for questions seeking a single specific paper or a short, non-open-ended list of references, like "What paper first discovered X?", "Where can I find the original derivation of X?", or "W…
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the practice of separating a signal by frequency (or sometimes energy or momentum) and analyzing the resulting spectrum.
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the magnitude of velocity.