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I am a graduate student studying astrophysics at Princeton. I received my bachelor's in physics and mathematics from Caltech (2011).


Sep
24
comment If a spaceship were to be able to travel at light speed, would it pass through objects undamaged? Would it damage/destroy objects?
No need to get the book - the relativistic baseball was the very first What-if post
Sep
23
revised A puzzle of thermalization in simulating the 3D XY-model
tried fixing the poor spacing I induced in the last edit
Sep
23
comment A puzzle of thermalization in simulating the 3D XY-model
I'm not sure debugging code falls within the scope of this site. In fact it's generally not a good omen for conceptual understanding if you feel compelled to even mention what language your code is written in.
Sep
23
revised A puzzle of thermalization in simulating the 3D XY-model
quote block -> code block
Sep
23
reviewed Close Why does the expression for this object's velocity have -T in it?
Sep
23
reviewed Close Why is the shape of lightning or an electric spark a zig-zag line?
Sep
23
reviewed Close Current intensity
Sep
23
reviewed Close Question on the negativity of the coefficient of restitution
Sep
23
reviewed Close Work done when lifting a bucket that is losing water
Sep
23
revised Why propagation of uncertainty is linear?
fixed several typos in formulas
Sep
23
comment How can I find an error formula for density?
BTW density is supposed to be the Greek letter $\rho$ (rho), not $p$.
Sep
23
answered How can I find an error formula for density?
Sep
23
reviewed Reviewed Tensors of rotations about an arbitrary vector in C^2
Sep
23
reviewed Close Maxwell-Boltzmann speed distribution
Sep
23
reviewed Close Comparison of the classical and quantum distribution functions
Sep
22
reviewed Reviewed Specific volume of an air parcel
Sep
22
reviewed Leave Open What is relationship between Quantum tunnelling and Gravitational potential energy of stars?
Sep
21
answered Hydrogen Spectra
Sep
20
revised Expectation value of number operator $\hat{n}$
added more
Sep
20
answered Expectation value of number operator $\hat{n}$