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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Pattern on mesh office chair emulates thin film interference for curved surface. Possible to form an equation?
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reviewed Reviewed how refraction takes place at atomic level?
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comment Differential equation of a Green function for a dielectric with a charge
It needs to ask about a specific concept, too. Showing work is secondary (see the linked policy for mode details)
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comment Why is the charge conjugation operator, $\hat{C}$, anti-unitary?
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awarded  Popular Question
Sep
18
revised Can a bullet really fly through space forever?
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Sep
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comment How many wavefunctions are in a minimal basis set for benzene?
Note: Chemistry is fine with this question, but so is Physics IMO.
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comment If it takes less than a year to accelerate to the speed of light at 1g why will it take the Voyager 10,000 years to reach Alpha Centauri?
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comment How to measure the energy consumption class of a home appliance?
Bounty refunded and question closed. This is off topic by our policy on engineering questions, as agreed upon on meta
Aug
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comment Total Momentum From a Standing Electromagnetic Wave
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comment Does large acceleration have to cause damage to the human body?
Please be nice.
Aug
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comment An electron has no known internal structure, does that imply it has an unknown one?
From whatever scattering experiments we have done, the electron seems to exhibit no further break down. Spin is a property that doesn't require "spinning" particles. It can just exist as a property of the particle.
Aug
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revised Which form of the first law of thermodynamics should I use?
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comment Which form of the first law of thermodynamics should I use?
Ah, okay. I just used the symbols from the question (otherwise I almost always use $\delta$). I'll edit my answer later today.
Aug
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comment Which form of the first law of thermodynamics should I use?
@Wildcat care to explain why?
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comment Is sea water more conductive than pure water because “electrical current is transported by the ions in solution”?
@AJP yes. This takes time (forever) though, since there is a solid-ion equilibrium for the impurities, when the ions start disappearing ions are created from the solid. But it will try to maintain the equilibrium so the number of new ions will be much smaller. This process will go on, effectively to infinity since the equilibrium laws won't let the amount of solid or ions disappear completely. Practically, there will be some point when these numbers become too small, but again, practically this is very far off.