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30 votes
7 answers
8k views

Why does blowing a whistle in someone's ear damage it more than blowing directly in their ear? Won't the whistle reduce overall energy?

25 votes
7 answers
5k views

Why are there so many objects perfectly orbiting each other? Isn't it infinitely more likely that two random objects crash/fly apart?

5 votes
7 answers
891 views

Speed of heat through an object

4 votes
2 answers
449 views

At what rate does the temperature away from the Sun decrease?

4 votes
4 answers
377 views

With how many Newtons of force is the universe expanding?

4 votes
0 answers
47 views

What is the smallest scale at which the effect of dark matter can be observed? [duplicate]

4 votes
2 answers
84 views

At what average rate do supernovas happen?

2 votes
0 answers
46 views

Mass curves spacetime. Is there any theorized "anti-mass" that counteracts this effect? [duplicate]

1 vote
1 answer
55 views

Charge, Parity, and Time are considered when talking about symmetries in physics. What about Rotational symmetry?

1 vote
1 answer
174 views

What is the average prevalence/density of stars in space?

1 vote
1 answer
154 views

What impetus would Einstein have had to believe the speed of light, of all things, should remain constant for all reference frames? [duplicate]

1 vote
3 answers
76 views

Does an electron flying through empty space stay on a fixed trajectory, or does it jitter around randomly?

0 votes
1 answer
100 views

Rotation affecting how spacetime is warped (according to general relativity)?

0 votes
2 answers
113 views

If the Moon suddenly got heavier/lighter, would it crash into/fly away from the Earth, or would it stabilize at a different orbit?

0 votes
1 answer
114 views

If someone flies away from me quickly, and then I catch up to them, will our clocks be in sync or out of sync?

0 votes
2 answers
66 views

Are wide-range EMPs (that knock out electronics) possible? Or is that just in hollywood/fiction?

0 votes
1 answer
111 views

Largest momentum a man can generate with his body? [closed]

0 votes
0 answers
24 views

How does loudness decrease with distance? [duplicate]

0 votes
1 answer
76 views

What happens if matter and anti-matter only "graze" each other?

0 votes
1 answer
27 views

What determines if something is subject to probabalistic/superimposition behavior?

0 votes
0 answers
96 views

What is the distribution on the speed of particles in a liquid? (analogous to the Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution)

-1 votes
2 answers
104 views

Does anything "break" in physics if you allow for instant (faster-than-light) communication?

-1 votes
4 answers
235 views

What would "break" in reality if I had a perpetual motion device? [closed]