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Kevin Kostlan
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37 votes
9 answers
7k views

Why do disk brakes generate "more stopping power" than rim brakes?

14 votes
2 answers
1k views

Evaporation of large charged black holes

13 votes
2 answers
4k views

Flow through a rifled pipe

12 votes
2 answers
630 views

Why don't low frequency phonons scatter electrons in a superconductor?

9 votes
0 answers
125 views

How is Mössbauer spectroscopy so resistant to thermal motion?

8 votes
1 answer
736 views

Has non-conservation of baryon number been observed?

7 votes
4 answers
4k views

Shouldn't turning the air conditioner off during the day save energy?

7 votes
2 answers
652 views

Wouldn't Millers planet be ripped to shreds by extreme tidal forces?

6 votes
1 answer
1k views

Why do insulators have "just enough" electrons to fill the valence band

6 votes
2 answers
360 views

Falling to a white hole

6 votes
2 answers
404 views

Is it possible to have annealing without creep?

4 votes
1 answer
639 views

No cloning theorem and exclusive-or (XOR) operator

4 votes
1 answer
91 views

Do error checking costs of quantum computing shrink BQP?

4 votes
0 answers
46 views

Surface UV exposure with cooler star

4 votes
0 answers
103 views

Quantum unscrambling

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

Molecular dynamics: Thermostat via damping modulation

4 votes
0 answers
257 views

"Single-shot" Heat engine efficiency limits

4 votes
0 answers
185 views

Why isn't cosmic microwave background radiation on Earth drowned out by thermal noise

4 votes
1 answer
176 views

How can the interior pressure of compact objects affect cosmology?

4 votes
1 answer
188 views

Would a universe with special-relativistic gravity make sense?

4 votes
1 answer
818 views

Soap film sudden transition

4 votes
2 answers
659 views

Why is the monopole problem a problem?

4 votes
0 answers
68 views

Is time dilation constant at all latitudes on a neutron star?

4 votes
1 answer
104 views

Does CERN produce more matter than antimatter?

4 votes
1 answer
166 views

If the fine-structure constant was very large could positronium have negative mass?

4 votes
0 answers
64 views

How can a proton be stable if binding energy *increases* it's mass? [duplicate]

3 votes
1 answer
675 views

Why does blocking a fan speed it up?

3 votes
0 answers
69 views

The Newtonian limit of torsion

3 votes
0 answers
325 views

Making sense of the Pauli equation's notation

3 votes
2 answers
421 views

Milky Way: where does it end?