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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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Mar
16
revised Does the Fermi sea have plane waves, or wave packets?
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Mar
15
revised How do I properly write Newton's second law for a particle with drag?
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Mar
13
revised How can I tell that circular motion is a solution for a particle confined to the surface of a cone?
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Mar
13
revised What are “parity considerations” in deciding the form of the Hamiltonian?
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Mar
13
revised How do I properly express adding perturbed states to unperturbed states?
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Mar
13
revised Resistance of a cylinder contacted by two smaller circular faces
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Mar
13
revised How do I properly express adding perturbed states to unperturbed states?
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Mar
12
revised Why would a pendulum experiment give $g > 9.8\ \mathrm{m/s^2}$?
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Mar
11
revised What's the connection between being homogeneous in energy and having a proper time scale?
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Mar
8
revised How can Planck units be consistent with conflicting dimensions of mass?
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Mar
6
revised In calculating resistivity of skin do I use the body's surface area?
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Mar
6
revised Where do these formulas for an object being pushed up an incline come from?
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Feb
25
revised Newtonian Mechanics problem?
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Feb
24
revised Power of Shockwaves
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Feb
24
revised Quantum harmonic Oscillator analytic method
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Feb
22
revised Recommendation request for a book explaining string theory to a common idiot (me)
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Feb
19
revised Does a muon detector on Earth's surface correctly measure the mean lifetime of a muon?
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Feb
18
revised Differentiating a vector product
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Feb
18
revised Why do speed skaters use their right hand to accelerate?
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Feb
18
revised Derivation of Ampère's force law
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