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I'm a physics graduate student.


Nov
14
accepted What is the maximum time dilation factor when orbiting a rotating black hole?
Nov
13
accepted Why doesn't a typical beam splitter cause a photon to decohere?
Jan
1
accepted What is the physical origin of scintillation?
Jul
17
accepted A book sits on a table. What is the net force of air pressure?
Apr
28
accepted Why does the fundamental mode of a recorder disappear when you blow harder?
Apr
5
accepted Is the diffusion coefficient for a macromolecule sensitive to mass?
Feb
5
accepted Where's the energy in a boosted capacitor?
Jan
13
accepted A No-Nonsense Introduction to Quantum Field Theory
Dec
22
accepted Would a fish in a sealed ball swim normally?
Dec
16
accepted Where should a physicist go to learn chemistry?
Oct
28
accepted What does the Canonical Commutation Relation (CCR) tell me about the overlap between Position and Momentum bases?
Oct
27
accepted Will a ball slide down a lumpy hill over the same path it rolls down the hill?
Sep
16
accepted How slow is a reversible adiabatic expansion of an ideal gas?
Aug
21
accepted Why doesn't the percentage of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere diminish significantly with altitude?
Jun
24
accepted What's the optimal shape for a continuous Galilean Cannon?
Jun
24
accepted What are some creative illustrations of the nature of dissipative forces?
Jun
4
accepted Heuristics for specific heat capacities of solids
Mar
3
accepted Is “equilibrium state” equivalent to “well-defined state variables”?
Nov
12
accepted Is there an intuitive reason the brachistochrone and the tautochrone are the same curve?
Nov
7
accepted Why do mirages only appear on hot days?