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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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Feb
11
revised Push a box in a plane with friction. How to deal with the rotation?
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Feb
11
revised What is a phrase for testing for a certain result?
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Feb
11
revised Speed of sound at temperatures below 0 °C
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Feb
10
revised Do I need mass to calculate the rms speed of diatomic Nitrogen?
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Feb
10
revised A problem with a basic thought experiment in Special Relativity
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Feb
10
revised Is there a field equation which can reduce into all three flavors of spin (zero, one, one half)?
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Feb
8
revised Does an athlete's proficiency at luge depend on his mass?
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Feb
7
revised How do I combine three resistors which are in parallel with each other?
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Feb
7
revised What is $p$ in this candidate solution for the motion of N masses?
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Feb
6
revised Can a spinor be defined as any quantity which transforms linearly under Lorentz transformations?
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Feb
5
revised Observed composition of UHE cosmic rays
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Feb
4
revised Did relativity make Newtonian mechanics obsolete?
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Feb
3
revised Is there a better choice of coordinates for a bead on a rotating helical wire?
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Jan
31
revised What is the constant $K_1$ in these orbital equations?
improve title and edit answer out of question
Jan
30
revised Maxwells' equations and Coulomb's law
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Jan
30
revised Physical meaning of Maxwell's equations and origin of EM waves
make question not ask for a resource
Jan
30
revised Do we have magnetic monopole? Is charge, according to yesterdays paper on Nature by Ray-Roukokoski-Kandel-Möttönen-Hall (30.01.14) quantized?
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Jan
27
revised If quantum gas goes below 0K, is calling 0K absolute zero irrelevant?
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Jan
26
revised Why does the coefficient of performance need to be calculated with $W + Q$?
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Jan
19
revised How to choose Gaussian surfaces while solving problems?
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