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Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
May
12
comment How long does it take an iceberg to melt in the ocean?
In 2008 a rather smaller (27 km^2 but still 1 to 2 Petagrams) ice island calved off the same glacier and was tracked for a year, including a frozen winter, as it travelled almost 20 degrees south to Frobisher Bay.
Mar
23
awarded  Yearling
Nov
29
revised Archimedes' principle for two liquid layers
see comment on denominator
Nov
29
comment Archimedes' principle for two liquid layers
You are probably correct about the denominator - I will edit
Nov
28
answered Archimedes' principle for two liquid layers
Nov
28
comment Archimedes' principle for two liquid layers
Messy may be the correct word for overflows, but it depends on the liquids you have to clean up.
Nov
28
answered How many years would it take the Pioneer space probe to travel to Proxima Centauri with its current speed?
Nov
26
awarded  Enlightened
Nov
26
awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
23
answered Strange behaviour of water drops on a heated pan
Oct
4
comment What happens when a bacteria tumble? Is it an active or a passive process?
That is a biological question
Sep
10
comment What is the geometry behind special relativity?
SR geometry is an affine geometry, so is flat like Euclidean geometry, but has a different symmetry group.
Sep
6
comment Is there a closed form solution to the Esdale river problem?
+1 both for "the solution always exist" and for the solution by inspection "no flow crosses this line"
Aug
26
answered Force and Area are proportional to each other, but
Jul
29
awarded  Cleanup
Jul
29
awarded  Custodian
Jul
29
revised Center of mass, center of gravity of a spoon
sihrc edit
Jul
29
revised Center of mass, center of gravity of a spoon
rolled back to a previous revision
Jul
29
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Center of mass, center of gravity of a spoon