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I teach physics at Fullerton College, a community college in Southern California. I have an undergrad degree in math and physics from Berkeley and a PhD in physics from Yale. Back when I was doing research, my field was experimental low-energy nuclear physics.


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answered On the coordinate independence of general relativity
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answered How accurately can I expect to measure the gravitational constant with a club of college students?
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answered Can the distance over time of an electron between two measurements be higher than the speed of light?
2d
answered Time Energy symmetry in General Relativity (not asking about energy conservation)
2d
answered Do the standard cosmology models spontaneously break Lorentz symmetry?
Jul
26
answered $F=ma$ calculation taking relativity into account?
Jul
25
answered How would wormhole-based FTL violate causality?
Jul
25
answered How does the nature of nuclear force change between attractive or repulsive based on distance?
Jul
20
answered Why “light cones” have different shapes near black holes?
Jul
15
answered Why doesn't matter pass right through other matter if atoms are 99.999% empty space?
Jun
25
answered Metric expansion of space and Newton's second law
Jun
15
answered Is the graviton hypothetical?
Oct
27
answered Does our existence cost us energy?
Oct
26
answered Normal force and reaction
Oct
26
answered Variance in speed of light
Oct
26
answered Why does a CD work as a diffraction grating even with light from a light bulb?
Oct
23
answered Intuitive understanding of the entropy equation
Oct
23
answered Intuitive understanding of the definition of entropy
Oct
22
answered Tensor contra- and covariance concept
Oct
22
answered Does a black hole have an interior or does the spacetime manifold itself end at the event horizon?