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Resource recommendations [closed]

271 votes
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What really allows airplanes to fly?

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8 answers
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What are the prerequisites to studying general relativity? [closed]

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4 answers
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How do you calculate the anomalous precession of Mercury?

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Can the coefficient of static friction be less than that of kinetic friction?

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What happened to the idea of tachyonic or other superluminal neutrinos?

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What sort of experiment would directly test time reversal invariance?

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Could temperature have been defined as $-\partial S/\partial U$?

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How would I calculate the work function of a metal?

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1 answer
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Is there a known metric that produces a $1/r$ force law?

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Relating momentum fraction to rapidity in a high-energy collision

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What makes a Feynman diagram real or virtual?

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How can I determine transmission/reflection coefficients for light?

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How can you tell if a critical energy density is actually a black hole?

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What is the first appearance of the MV (McLerran-Venugopalan) initial condition?

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Is there a 2D generalization of the coefficient of restitution?

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Is there an equation for convective heat transfer?

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A quantitative explanation of EM coherence domains in liquid with DNA

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Expressing an adjoint representation Wilson line in terms of the fundamental representation

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What energy will the LHC use for pA collisions in Run 2?

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Do $x$ and $Q^2$ associate with particular directions in the infinite momentum frame?

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Where can I get the most accurate measurements of parton distribution functions?

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Is there a conserved quantity that enforces planar orbits in central force motion?

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Confirming an inconsistency of the Balitsky-Kovchegov equation between references

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What does "single inclusive" mean exactly?

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Can TOTEM's T2 detector measure differential cross sections?