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116 votes
8 answers
56k views

Why does a helium filled balloon move forward in a car when the car is accelerating?

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115 votes
6 answers
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Could we send a man safely to the Moon in a rocket without knowledge of general relativity?

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64 votes
15 answers
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Why is ascending some stairs more exhausting than descending?

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63 votes
9 answers
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What's the difference between magnetic fields $H$ and $B$?

55 votes
6 answers
9k views

What is the connection between special and general relativity?

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6 answers
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Why does ponytail-style hair oscillate horizontally, but not vertically when jogging?

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39 votes
2 answers
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How loud is the thermal motion of air molecules?

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7 answers
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Why don't we feel the subtle speed change of Earth's elliptical orbit?

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36 votes
4 answers
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If temperature is amount of kinetic energy of particles, then how can there be a cold breeze? [duplicate]

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3 answers
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How does energy flow in a circuit? Which is correct?

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3 answers
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If we repeatedly divide a colorful solid in half, at what point will the color disappear?

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6 answers
4k views

Why do objects with big size break easily?

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19 votes
1 answer
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How do I derive the Lorentz contraction from the invariant interval?

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4 answers
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Why does everyone say that the faster you move through space, the slower you move through time, when that's not the case?

12 votes
10 answers
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Why does a helium balloon rise? [duplicate]

12 votes
8 answers
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Why is the electrostatic force felt in straight lines?

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5 answers
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How do you tell which way a wave is moving?

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10 votes
4 answers
594 views

Why are the two outer charge densities on a system of parallel charged plates identical?

9 votes
2 answers
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The exact mechanism of energy release durning bond formation on the atomic level

7 votes
3 answers
249 views

Apparent violation of the law of conservation of angular momentum in the torques experienced by two interacting electric dipoles

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2 answers
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Why isn't the product rule used in the definition of mechanical work?

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6 votes
1 answer
249 views

Why is energy quantized but mass is not? [duplicate]

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9 answers
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Suppose you are in a closed box which is in motion [duplicate]

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4 answers
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Why is the energy density of the electric field produced by two unlike charges positive, even though their potential energy is negative?

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3 votes
1 answer
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Why is it not possible for equipotential surfaces to intersect in this case? [duplicate]

3 votes
2 answers
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What happens to a metal plate in the photoelectric effect?

2 votes
5 answers
389 views

I don't get why the $f(x, t) = A*sin(kx-wt+p)$ sine wave equation works [closed]

2 votes
2 answers
130 views

Parallel connected wire with no resistance

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2 votes
2 answers
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Which area and length is the one used in equation of Youngs modulus?

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2 answers
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Dispersion through Glass Slab