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Thorondor
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73 votes
3 answers
7k views

Why don't the Earth's oceans generate a magnetic field?

24 votes
6 answers
3k views

In aluminum, how does electricity travel through the surface oxide layer?

15 votes
2 answers
426 views

Why was Einstein wrong about black holes?

13 votes
1 answer
482 views

The interstellar medium reflects extremely low-frequency radio waves. Could we use this fact to build a more efficient photon rocket?

11 votes
1 answer
186 views

Do radio beams self-focus in the interstellar medium?

8 votes
1 answer
551 views

Quantum tunneling into a black hole

7 votes
0 answers
96 views

Would a highly degenerate cosmic neutrino background affect fusion reactions that proceed via the weak interaction?

5 votes
1 answer
148 views

Is there any simple way to predict beta decay half lives?

5 votes
4 answers
655 views

Why is wave function collapse mysterious?

5 votes
3 answers
254 views

Can molecules absorb radio waves efficiently through quantum state transitions?

3 votes
1 answer
258 views

Is a dipole fusion reactor feasible?

3 votes
0 answers
56 views

Do laser filaments propagate in a straight line over long distances?

2 votes
2 answers
171 views

When can information escape from a black hole through a warp bubble-like spacetime?

2 votes
0 answers
49 views

Long-term fate of hydrogen atoms in a rogue planet

2 votes
0 answers
29 views

Where should I put a fixed amount of dielectric to maximize the capacitance between two widely separated plates?

2 votes
0 answers
28 views

Is it possible to overload a thin conductive object with electrons?

1 vote
1 answer
71 views

Wave drag in the interstellar medium

1 vote
0 answers
32 views

Can vacuum breakdown occur from a positively charged surface?

1 vote
4 answers
175 views

Can a proton and an electron annihilate in a gravitational field?

1 vote
0 answers
31 views

Do Efimov states contribute to fusion reactions other than the triple-alpha process?

1 vote
0 answers
32 views

In view of the frozen flux theorem, why don't stars have much stronger magnetic fields?