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Cleonis
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When I walk down the stairs where does my potential energy go?

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What does it mean when people say "Physics break down"?

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When I put my hand on a hot solid why don't the particles transfering heat to my hand exert a force on it?

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Why is angular momentum a vector?

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Is a westward flying plane heavier than an eastward one?

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Can a Foucault pendulum really prove Earth is rotating?

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Einstein's return to aether

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What determines the direction of precession of a gyroscope?

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Why is it apparently not dangerous to fire a shotgun (such as when "skeet shooting") into the air?

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Would Foucault's pendulum work on the moon?

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Why don't opaque objects reflect light?

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How do you make more precise instruments while only using less precise instruments?

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How can I accurately state the uncertainty principle?

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Does universal speed limit of information contradict the ability of a particle to pick a trajectory using Principle of Least Action?

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Intuition for angular momentum

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Why didn't the debris collapse back into the Earth at the time of Moon's formation?

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Wouldn't the cosmic background radiation (CMB) produce drag and thus create a preferential inertial frame?

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Do rainbows show spectral lines from the sun?

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Fundamentally, why do some nuclei emit ionizing radiation?

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What happens to the rotational kinetic energy?

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Is it possible that there is a color our human eye can't see?

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On the Rømer experiments and the speed of light

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"A diamond baseball bat would be very easy to break compared to a wood baseball bat." Is this true? If so, why?

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Is it possible something in the universe is not orbiting anything?

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Does motorcycle counter-steering work by precessional motion?

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Is General Relativity compatible with Mach's Principle?

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Why do small patches of snow remain on the ground many days or weeks after all the other snow has melted?

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If clocks themselves are based on light signals, wouldn't we expect the measured speed of light to always be the same constant?

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Are there still 'everyday' phenomena unexplained by Physics?

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Why does the speed of an object affect its path if gravity is warped spacetime?

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