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156 votes

In the twin paradox does the returning twin also come back permanently length contracted flatter than the twin on Earth?

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General relativity (and other theories) when proven wrong

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In substances where light is slowed down, is its momentum lessened and if so, how does it speed up again when emerging from that substance?

85 votes
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How can an object absorb so many wavelengths, if their energies must match an energy level transition of an electron?

83 votes
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A Rainbow Paradox

82 votes

Force of photons from the Sun hitting a football field = weight of 1 dime?

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Is there any known thing or physical object that absolutely cannot be destroyed?

66 votes

What would a standing wave of light look like?

59 votes
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Why should water fall down from an upside down glass of water?

56 votes

If microwave ovens run at 2.4 GHz, what is the long-term effect on living tissue of exposure to this frequency, but with a thousand times less energy?

53 votes

Is angular momentum just a convenience?

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If space and time are parts of the same unified idea, then why is the definition of force biased towards time?

52 votes

Is the weight of the aircraft flying in the sky transferred to the ground?

51 votes
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What will happen to a ball kept on a frictionless inclined plane?

51 votes

Will the volt, ampere, ohm or other electrical units change on May 20th, 2019?

50 votes

Why does work depend on distance?

49 votes

Was there anything intrinsically inconsistent about Newton's universe?

47 votes
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Why is the work done by a rocket engine greater at higher speeds?

44 votes

Why don't we get a shock touching neutral wire?

43 votes

Is no acceleration a cause or consequence of no net force?

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If a neutron decays to proton + electron, and a proton can decay into neutron + positron, doesn't this mean neutron = neutron + electron + positron?

43 votes
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If the tidal bulge on the earth speeds the moon up, how does the moon move to a higher orbit?

42 votes

Simulating solar system with Newton's law

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Can One-Way Speed of Light be Instantaneous?

41 votes
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Can a fluid approach the speed of light according to the equation of continuity?

40 votes
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How is it possible for the same force to do different amounts of work in two different inertial frames?

40 votes

Velocity is relative, which means acceleration is relative, which further implies that forces are relative as well

39 votes
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Why do we feel weightlessness in water but not on land?

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If black holes are just empty vacuum of space inside, then what causes the curvature?

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Line of Best Fit with or Without Constant Term

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