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I'm a physics graduate student.


Jan
13
answered Solids: is energy expended in some fashion by, say, a table to keep the top from sinking down against gravity?
Jan
6
awarded  Notable Question
Jan
4
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
2
answered Trouble with classical mechanics self-learning (How to avoid going down the Physics rabbit hole?)
Jan
2
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
1
accepted What is the physical origin of scintillation?
Dec
31
answered Weird assumption in free body diagram problem
Dec
21
awarded  Notable Question
Dec
20
answered Why isn't centripetal acceleration considered in this problem
Dec
17
answered Questions about voltage
Dec
17
revised Proof that the ground pushes you up
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Dec
16
answered Proof that the ground pushes you up
Dec
2
answered Error in Chapter 15 (Mechanical Waves) of University Physics with Modern Physics - 13th Edition?
Nov
30
comment Do heavier objects fall faster?
No. The claim that heavier objects fall faster is not a claim that they have greater acceleration at a given distance from the Earth when viewed in an inertial frame. If you read the answers to the question you already linked, this is made clear.
Nov
30
comment Do heavier objects fall faster?
What about it? It's a correct statement. What do you want to know? Be more specific.
Nov
30
answered Do heavier objects fall faster?
Nov
25
revised Why does aperture size affect depth of field in photography?
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Nov
25
revised Deriving $p = mv$ from translational symmetry (momentum conservation law)?
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Nov
25
answered Deriving $p = mv$ from translational symmetry (momentum conservation law)?
Nov
25
revised Is the covariance or contravariance of vectors/tensors something that can be “visualized”?
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