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Today, moderation on Physics SE is way too dominated by people 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, and 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, and I now focus all my love, dedication and attention to PhysicsOverflow which has just gone public beta:

PhysicsOverflow

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 no longer answered and sometimes even downvoted or closed!) and the fact that fundamental physics topics I am interested in have disappeared, 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. This makes asking question on Physics SE about some in principle legitimate fundamental physics topics no longer a good idea. The few higher level questions get flooded down anyway.


Apr
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awarded  Nice Question
Apr
5
accepted Anomalous dimension for bare actions with a standard kinetic term
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open What are Lagrange points in gravitation fields?
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open Can we define a induced metric like this?
Apr
4
reviewed Leave Open Quantum Mechanics: Momentum operator questions
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open Link for resource on cosmology
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open Apply the Heisenberg Equation to the Hamiltonian
Apr
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reviewed Looks Good Can you put a magnetic ball into a hollow magnetic sphere?
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open Is this oscillator driven?
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open Streamlines for steady flow problem
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open Positivity and Complete positivity of Simon Map
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open Is the reduction map completely positive?
Apr
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reviewed Leave Open Lie group Homomorphism $SU(2) \to SO(3)$
Mar
30
reviewed Leave Open What's the shocks mach number in this specific problem?
Mar
29
reviewed Leave Open Which values of the Riemann zeta funtion at negative arguments come up in physics?
Mar
28
reviewed Leave Open Are there 'special' cases for when special relativity can be applied for accelerating bodies?
Mar
27
reviewed Leave Open What is the mechanism for graphene to conduct so well?
Mar
26
comment Is the interpretation of BICEP2 data being due to “graviational waves” concerning considering the negative results of the LIGO's experiments?
This question is way too personal opinion based, and as can be seen from the comment discussion the OP is not willing to accept anything people knowledgeable about the issue say. However, the mods are obviously fine with such things appearing on the site, as my flag pointing out these issues was declined and the question is left open.
Mar
25
revised SU(N) Yang-Mills $gg \to ggg$ scattering at tree level
This is not homework, could people please finally stop stigmating such higher level technical questions as homeworkk?
Mar
25
comment Where and how exactly does string theory and Q.E.D. use zeta function regularization?
@JohnRennie no, this question is obviously not about the critical dimensions but about the use of Zeta function regularization in ST and QFTs.