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As the insanely broad application of the term "homework-like" by the dominating crop of users and the corresponding closure and stigmating of (up to research-level) questions plays havoc with technical theoretical physics content, I am now active on

PhysicsOverflow: a new higher-level physics site

Today, Physics SE is overmoderated by too many users who despite their >3000 rep are not competent enough and overreach their state of physics knowledge, who are neither interested in nor knowledgeable about advanced (theoretical) topics at a technical level, but strongly represent the SE philosophy and goals. Legitimate technical questions (high-level ones too) are stigmated and closed as homework, fundamental physics questions are closed as philosophy, good/excellent questions are closed abusing any pretext on a regular basis. Some high rep users even explicitely attack legitimate TP topics. The same people who wrongly close good questions prevent anything from getting reopend too. My participation here has therefore stopped.

Since Ron Maimon has been driven away (by external SE forces against the will of the then on Physics SE active community) at the beginning of December 2012 and many other experts have left too, this is no longer the reasonably high level Physics.SE of physicists and physics enthusiasts I loved, enjoyed, and appreciated during almost two years.

Apart from the striking downgrading of the physics level (sporadic higher level questions about advanced topics get sometimes even downvoted or closed!) and the fact that technicak questions about fundamental topics I am interested in are officially prevented, too many very bad things, which should not occur on a serious physics site that upholds the scientific integrity, are now happening on Physics SE on a regular basis. The dominant people in power being only interested in policing and blindly enforcing rules that are orthogonal to a free academic community, drives academics, active researchers and students of physics and astronomy away, and prevents the site from recovering from the heavy blow it had to take on December 2012.

Experts are not taken serious, they have nothing to say for example about what questions are allowed, people interested in doing advanced higher level physics are no longer welcome, trolling about legitimate mainstream (theoretical) physics is allowed or even endorsed as it gets upvoted by the crowd and even supported by certain moderators.


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reviewed Leave Open Topological implications of symbolic represenation of the relativity
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Magnetic field derived from a scalar function
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Guidance needed in finding scattering amplitude
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Introduction of the vector potential $A_{\mu}$ for the local gauge invariance of the complex scalar field lagrangian
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Field at the tip of a rotating cone. Is (THIS STEP) in my solution right?
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Argument for proving that the universe must be indeterministic
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Why and when do we differentiate or integrate equations in physics?
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Affect on Spring constant on cutting the spring into 2 unequal parts
Nov
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awarded  Announcer
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Is this expression for the kinetic energy of a spinning disk revolving about a second axis correct?
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Determine path of point mass using the Hamilton's principle
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Unitary change of X Basis: Shankar Exercise 7.4.9
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Electron can be at rest in Relativistic limit - what?
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open What is the formula to find the temperature at a specific location of a material as a function of time that is gaining or losing heat?
Nov
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reviewed Leave Open Quantum mechanics, operator commutes with Hamiltonian
Oct
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reviewed Leave Open Is partial derivative a vector or dual vector?
Oct
31
comment Pedagogical introduction to vertex, domain wall, and kink
Some useful hints to start with are given here.
Oct
31
reviewed Leave Open Using Coulomb's law to solve for a continuous charge distribution
Oct
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reviewed Leave Open Flow in the strip $0 < x < \pi/2$, $y > 0$
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reviewed Leave Open is the renormalization unique?