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Chiral Anomaly
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205 votes

If I stood next to a piece of metal heated to a million degrees, but in a perfect vacuum, would I feel hot?

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Toilet paper dilemma

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Uncertainty principle for a sitting person

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Do "almost black holes" exist?

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What's the physical meaning of the statement that "photons don't have positions"?

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How do we know that entanglement allows measurement to instantly change the other particle's state?

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Why is the information paradox restricted to black holes?

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Do supernovae push neighboring stars outward?

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Did the new image of black hole confirm the general theory of relativity? (M87)

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Is there a "position operator" for the "particle on a ring" quantum mechanics model?

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What's the basic ontology of QFT?

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What is the magnetic flux through a trefoil knot?

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Why are we able to see air bubbles under water?

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Why aren't particles constantly "measured" by the whole universe?

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Do black holes have Arago spots?

28 votes

Is the Higgs boson an elementary particle? If so, why does it decay?

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Why is information "lost" when it got into a black hole?

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Would a rotating magnet emit photons? If so, what causes the torque that gradually slows the rotation?

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Elementary argument for conservation laws from symmetries *without* using the Lagrangian formalism

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The Electron at the End of the Universe

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Hamiltonian for relativistic free particle is zero

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Is the second law of thermodynamics a "no-go" theorem?

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Why do we not observe a greater Casimir force than we do?

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Why does moderately distant lightning sound the way it does: relatively quiet high pitched thunder first, and then much louder low pitched thunder?

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Why does a sign difference between space and time lead to time that only flows forward?

22 votes

Which observer measures proper time in the twins paradox?

21 votes

Does kinetic energy warp spacetime?

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Why can't every quantum state be expressed as a density matrix/operator?

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Looking for physical intuition into the Electromagnetic Tensor:

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What is the analog of the Aharonov-Bohm effect for general gauge fields and for gravity?

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