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Apr
20
comment Trains travelling at different speeds towards a station C
By the way, this is a nice problem that I ask others sometimes. Half of them create a recursive relation and whatnot :)
Apr
20
answered Trains travelling at different speeds towards a station C
Apr
20
comment How does Newton's 2-prism experiment help to explain why light does not get dispersed into 7-colors in a parallel glass slab?
@Amu: Here ya go: physics.stackexchange.com/a/24096/7433
Apr
20
answered How does Newton's 2-prism experiment help to explain why light does not get dispersed into 7-colors in a parallel glass slab?
Apr
20
comment Problem in a truss
@Pygmalion: Try not to give full steps for a homework problem, just give concepts.
Apr
20
comment Problem in a truss
@Aer: He meant that you should "accept" the answer via the green tick if you feel that it has answered your question (and you don't want to wait and see if there's a better one)
Apr
20
comment What could we observe if we see a 4 dimensional object and how could it change our physics view about our universe ?
@RonMaimon: Aah, I see--makes sense to look at it as an extension from a point. I didn't know that about pairwise gluing, thanks :)
Apr
20
revised What could we observe if we see a 4 dimensional object and how could it change our physics view about our universe ?
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Apr
20
comment What could we observe if we see a 4 dimensional object and how could it change our physics view about our universe ?
Oh, square-pyramid-thingy. I think there can be two distinct square pyramids in 4D--one would have 6 tetrahedral and one cuboidal face, the other would 4 cuboidal and one tetrahedral face. Or something like that--I'm hopelessly confused :)
Apr
20
revised Isn't the uncertainty principle just non-fundamental limitations in our current technology that could be removed in a more advanced civilization?
LaTeXify math
Apr
20
answered What could we observe if we see a 4 dimensional object and how could it change our physics view about our universe ?
Apr
20
comment What could we observe if we see a 4 dimensional object and how could it change our physics view about our universe ?
Wouldn't a pentachoron give a tetrahedral and not rectangular projection?
Apr
20
comment Calculating capacitance of arbitrary plate shape and arrangement.
If it's arbitrary, it really depends--you can give yourself some differential equations and solve them, I guess. Of course, for any set of parallel plates, it's pretty easy :)
Apr
20
comment Isn't the uncertainty principle just non-fundamental limitations in our current technology that could be removed in a more advanced civilization?
Knew there was a word for the interpretation! Just couldn't remember. :)
Apr
20
revised A mirror flips left and right, but not up and down
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20
revised Is there a light source that emits all wavelengths of visible light at the same time?
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revised What happens to light after it enters an eye
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Apr
20
revised What is the difference between a white object and a mirror?
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20
revised Why is air invisible?
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Apr
20
revised Why does my watch act like a mirror under water?
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