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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 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?
Oct
21
answered Time dilation only on electromagnetic force?
Oct
21
answered Expansion of the Universe: Conversion of gravitational potential energy to kinetic energy?
Oct
20
answered How do you prove the second law of thermodynamics from statistical mechanics?
Oct
20
answered Why are all force particles bosons?
Oct
19
answered Newton's Third Law Clarification
Oct
19
asked Victorian cosmology after the second law of thermodynamics but before relativity?
Oct
19
answered Non-uniqueness of solutions in Newtonian mechanics