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36 votes
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Could mass just be light moving in another dimension?

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How does grounding work?

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In classical physics (classical electrodynamics), why linearity of Maxwell's equations prevent interaction of electromagnetic waves?

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How does the principle of relativity imply that photon clocks and mechanical clocks experience time dilation the same way?

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Are water molecules at the surface closer or farther apart than the molecules inside?

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Does a lightbulb glow due to the interaction with electromagnetic waves or due to the interaction between its atoms and the moving electrons?

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Is sand in a vacuum a good thermal insulator?

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Why are lightbulbs with lower resistance brighter in parallel circuits, but lightbulbs with higher resistances are brighter in series circuits?

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Why does the "edge" of the sun appear red first?

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Is there a fundamental reason for the exponential dependence of the evolution of the temperature in an electronic deviced that is powered on?

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How does the speed of electricity become the same as the speed of light?

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What colors reflects the most infrared radiation?

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Why does my TV screen stay dust-free while other screens do not?

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Why is a nuclear fusion reactor not currently possible?

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Invariance of the spacetime interval in special relativity

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Is the equation $[\nabla_{\mu},\nabla_{\nu}]=F_{\mu\nu}$ correct? If yes, how does it have to be interpreted?

7 votes

Does Superconductors offer zero resistance for AC current also?

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How to derive this angular shift formula, $\lambda_\theta=\lambda_0\left[1-\frac{\eta^0}{\eta^*}\sin^2\theta\right]^{1/2}$ for interference filters?

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Why would magnetic monopoles not violate the law of conservation of energy?

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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?

6 votes

Current through a battery

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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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Physical difference between moonlight and sunlight

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Do resistance have to heat?

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Why isn't electric field null at the midpoint of a straight line connecting two opposite charges of same magnitude?

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If water is a bad conductor of heat (C=4200J per kg per K), why is it used as coolant/water cooling? :O

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Derivative of delta function with respect to first argument

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Logistic population equation and exponential model

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What force creates electronegativity?

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Valid Intuition? - Why observables are represented by eigenstates/eigenvalues

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