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Jan
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comment What is electric energy since electrons are not consumed?
"It won't work on DC"? Resistive heating elements definitely work on DC.
Jan
5
comment Rings of light around a jet
I thought you meant this en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shock_diamond :D
Jan
4
comment Loudspeaker frequency response dip
Looks like cancellation from reflection?
Nov
30
revised Do gravitational waves slow down as they pass through matter?
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Nov
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Nov
10
comment Generating Pink Noise
I think using the gaussian distributed random numbers means your pink noise will also be gaussian distributed.
Nov
9
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Nov
6
revised How loud is the thermal motion of air molecules?
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Nov
4
comment How loud is the thermal motion of air molecules?
and applying the integral multiplied by an A-weighting curve should give the A-weighted dB SPL
Nov
4
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Oct
28
comment Why is the charge naming convention wrong?
@tjt263: philosophy.stackexchange.com
Oct
28
comment Why is the charge naming convention wrong?
@VineetMenon Yes, physics creates mathematical models of real things. So if an electron traveling through metal can be modeled as a particle, and a hole traveling through semiconductor can be modeled as a particle, is one more "real" than the other? physics.stackexchange.com/a/15662/176
Oct
28
comment Why is the charge naming convention wrong?
@tjt263 "The electron is a theory that we use; it is so useful in understanding the way nature works that we can almost call it real." - Feynman
Oct
16
comment Does electricity have mass?
So you're asking if the energy stored in the magnetic field increases the mass of an inductor?
Sep
4
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Aug
14
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Jun
22
revised Would wearing clothing that is black on the inside and white on the outside keep you cooler?
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May
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May
11
comment Is there a limit to the resolving power of a mirror telescope?
or shaping the mirror with a magnetic field
May
11
revised Would wearing clothing that is black on the inside and white on the outside keep you cooler?
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