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Jun
21
answered Having trouble understanding spectral lines
Jun
19
awarded  Good Answer
Jun
9
answered Do transformers lose energy?
Jun
8
answered Ice/Melting Bullet
Jun
4
comment Why can't LIDAR be implemented with traditional antennae?
Yes that's true, with enough power and a poorly matched impedance you could make the antennae emit visible light - fairly briefly
Jun
4
answered Why can't LIDAR be implemented with traditional antennae?
May
22
awarded  Nice Answer
May
14
answered How do eagles fly slowly for a long time?
May
14
comment Saturn V F-1 engines and beyond
If you only care about peak power then Project Orion en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Orion_(nuclear_propulsion) is probably the winner
Apr
24
comment Can we find the exponential radioactive decay formula from first principles?
@dmckee it's unavoidable if the decaying nuclei are independent. If there was any field between atoms you could have a different law.
Apr
22
comment Car motor heat to drive a steam engine
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automotive_thermoelectric_generator
Apr
22
comment True randomness via Radioactive decay
yes, yes, and physics.stackexchange.com/q/105107
Apr
20
comment Measuring depth or height from sea level
It's a famous problem science20.com/news_articles/…
Apr
20
answered Why are magnets made in only a few shapes?
Apr
19
revised Is electric current a scalar quantity?
added 13 characters in body
Apr
19
comment Is electric current a scalar quantity?
@ACuriousMind - good point, I was think in terms of the question
Apr
19
answered Is electric current a scalar quantity?
Apr
19
comment Single particle passing through the double slit at a time
@JohnRennie - I think the question is slightly different, the OP is confused about why you need a single photon. And I think it's useful to have some different answers to the same question at different levels.
Apr
18
answered Single particle passing through the double slit at a time
Apr
17
comment Why does the lake surface appear darker in some areas?
@GreenAsJade, yes I thought I made that clear, it was just an example.