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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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May
7
revised Why do excited states in $^4$He not decay by photon emission?
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May
7
revised Understanding the product of partition functions by making sense of the maths and the physics
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May
7
revised How do you integrate an expression over a variable in the limit of an integral?
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May
7
revised How do you know which way to choose the limits of an integral?
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May
7
revised Topological phase in Laguerre-Gaussian transverse mode
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May
2
revised Do I need to take weight of the rocket into account when calculating escape velocity?
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May
2
revised Significant Figures (rules of addition)
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Apr
30
revised Why does ice melting not change the water level in a container?
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Apr
30
revised Why does acceleration seem not to be the gradient of gravitational potential?
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Apr
30
revised Do COBE, WMAP, or Planck data show time-variance of the CMB's anisotropies?
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Apr
29
revised Why is momentum quantized in a 1D box even though the operator doesn't give eigenstates?
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Apr
28
revised What does $\int_C V \,d\mathbf{l}$ mean?
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Apr
26
revised Did Maxwell invent the math to describe the ideas of electromagnetism?
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Apr
26
revised Were Maxwell's equations first formulated by McCullough?
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Apr
24
revised What happens in a car crash?
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Apr
22
revised Is there any evidence for the claim that the moon was once part of the Earth?
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Apr
22
revised Lebesgue integration
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Apr
22
revised Why don't we need to normalize wavefunction to find probability distribution?
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Apr
21
revised How do I get around the fact that boundary conditions don't apply in the equation's region of validity?
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Apr
21
revised Is the moment of a force the same about any point?
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