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Apr
27
revised Is there any disadvantage to sending rockets straight up?
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Apr
27
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Apr
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revised Is there any disadvantage to sending rockets straight up?
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Apr
27
revised Is there any disadvantage to sending rockets straight up?
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Apr
27
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Apr
27
answered Is there any disadvantage to sending rockets straight up?
Apr
19
revised How does temperature relate to the kinetic energy of molecules?
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Apr
15
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Apr
3
comment Relativity of Work
If the duck is already in motion, from one perspective you do positive work and the ground does equal negative work and the duck's energy doesn't change. From another perspective you do zero work and the ground does zero work and the energy doesn't change.
Apr
3
answered Relativity of Work
Mar
31
comment Why can we ignore self energy?
Right; as long as it's continuous that integral works.
Mar
31
accepted How small does sand have to be to get wet?
Mar
31
answered Why can we ignore self energy?
Mar
31
comment Why can we ignore self energy?
It breaks my heart that someone is reading Purcell and using a bunch of $\epsilon_0$ everywhere.
Mar
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Mar
27
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Mar
27
revised How small does sand have to be to get wet?
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26
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26
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