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I'm a graduate student in physics doing research in high-energy particle physics. I also have a hobby interest in computer programming.

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Apr
10
revised What's the proper interpretation of canceling infinitesimals?
fix formatting and title
Apr
9
revised What are the parameters for Pauli's repulsion pseudo-force?
improve formatting
Apr
9
revised Why does string not wick down?
make answer make sense on its own
Apr
4
revised Does the Sun produce audible sound?
fix title
Apr
1
revised A good book for Quantum Cryptography
edited tags
Apr
1
revised Would you see a rainbow from refraction when the sun is in front of you?
improve title
Mar
31
revised Is it necessary to use decay width calculated at the same order as the scattering process?
improve title, add tag
Mar
31
revised Do I need the exact velocity when experimenting with sliding coins?
edited title
Mar
31
revised What is the purpose of the factor $N/L$ in the magnetic field of a solenoid?
edited tags, removed thanks
Mar
31
revised How is gravity consistent when you split an object into multiple pieces?
fix formatting and title
Mar
31
revised formula for mean free path in two dimensions
fix factor in second derivation
Mar
31
revised Does inflation predict a multiverse?
remove second question
Mar
30
revised Is there a systematic way to derive constraint equations?
remove homework-y parts and fix formatting
Mar
29
revised Which form of Maxwell's equations is fundamental, in integral form or differential form?
add derivation that magnetic field inside the solenoid creates an EMF outside
Mar
29
revised Why does a supernova explode
improve formatting
Mar
28
revised How can the potential on a cube's surface replicate the potential of a point particle?
improve title
Mar
28
revised Is it foolish to distinguish between covariant and contravariant vectors?
deleted 147 characters in body; edited title
Mar
27
revised Do I need to take both particles' momentum into account in photoelectric emission?
fix title and phrasing
Mar
26
revised Book recommendations
add intro solid state question and update tag reference
Mar
26
revised Intro to Solid State Physics
make the question less opinionated