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Carl Brannen
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34 votes
7 answers
43k views

Why do tsunami waves begin with the water flowing away from shore?

23 votes
2 answers
3k views

How do horseshoe orbits work?

22 votes
3 answers
2k views

Long time deviations from exponential decay in radioactivity

18 votes
3 answers
702 views

Why were space physicists wrong about the location of the heliopause?

15 votes
6 answers
29k views

Resistor circuit that isn't parallel or series

13 votes
4 answers
723 views

Is there an easy way to show that $x^2-t^2=1/g^2$ for a (relativistic) body undergoing acceleration g?

13 votes
6 answers
16k views

Are water waves (i.e. on the surface of the ocean) longitudinal or transverse?

10 votes
8 answers
1k views

Gravity theories with the equivalence principle but different from GR

10 votes
1 answer
7k views

How does one prove Fierz identities?

9 votes
2 answers
606 views

Addition of Angular Momementa in deeply bound situations, proton spin crisis

7 votes
2 answers
1k views

What is the formula for the relativistic ellipse?

6 votes
5 answers
836 views

What Would be the Experimental Signature of Composite Leptons?

5 votes
2 answers
283 views

CPT violation and how could quark masses differ from anti-quark masses?

5 votes
2 answers
7k views

How deep in the ocean can a ping-pong ball go before it collapses due to pressure?

5 votes
3 answers
5k views

If an atom is fully ionized by removing all electrons, is it still an atom?

5 votes
2 answers
334 views

Products of Gaussian stochastic process variables

5 votes
1 answer
503 views

For which irreps can normalized spin vectors be chosen continuously, for all possible spins?

5 votes
8 answers
779 views

Is relativity necessary for the existence of life?

5 votes
4 answers
304 views

Are Newton's gravity waves detectable by a laser interferometer?

4 votes
3 answers
2k views

The complementary variable to the qubit and spin-1/2

4 votes
2 answers
321 views

Why are the lighter halogens gases?

4 votes
5 answers
566 views

Could ball lightening be a form of plasma?

4 votes
3 answers
621 views

Does throwing a watch into the air cause it to gain or lose time?

4 votes
2 answers
733 views

Can the earth's magnetic field be generated by heat from a natural nuclear reactor?

3 votes
2 answers
612 views

How much radiation exposure in the US was caused by the 105 nuke tests in the Pacific?

3 votes
2 answers
544 views

How does slow anti-hydrogen annihilate with normal matter in the lab?

3 votes
1 answer
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What is the exponential form gamma matrix for a general rotation and boost?

3 votes
3 answers
3k views

Could life survive a pole shift caused by an asteroid collision?

3 votes
4 answers
796 views

What restricts the value of weak hypercharge from being 5/3?

3 votes
2 answers
503 views

What is the quantum / Berry-Pancharatnam phase for a spin-j state with z-component m?