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Why doesn't the nucleus have "nucleus-probability cloud"?

35 votes

What happens to an inductor if the stored energy does not find a path to discharge?

34 votes

Why doesn't oil produce sound when poured?

29 votes

When snow falls, temperature rises. Is this due to entropy?

28 votes

Is Earth’s rotation slowing down or speeding up?

24 votes

What is the temperature of dark matter?

17 votes

How is it possible that combustion of coal releases similar energy as TNT explosion while intuitively we would not expect that?

14 votes

Why doesn't Einstein's general theory of relativity seem to work on Earth?

13 votes

Why does a rubber band become a lighter color when stretched?

12 votes

Do planets orbiting stars emit gravitational waves?

12 votes

Are the physical structures in our sun of comparable complexity to those in the human brain?

11 votes

Why is the ideal gas law only valid for hydrogen?

10 votes

Why do higher harmonics have a lower amplitude than the fundamental frequency?

10 votes

Why can some electromagnetic waves heat things up while others cannot?

10 votes

How is light emitted by an incandescent lamp?

10 votes

Does fire emit black-body radiation?

9 votes

Big Bang and the Pauli Exclusion Principle

9 votes

Is there a liquid which boils at room temperature and normal pressure, and can we use it to produce electricity?

9 votes

Driving a nail with a light object?

8 votes

How is Alpha Radiation possible?

7 votes
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Does each spectral line of an atom/molecule have a unique lineshape?

7 votes

What is the true nature of gravity?

7 votes

Why are all quarks and leptons of this universe the same?

6 votes

Where does the heat come from when rubber is stretched adiabatically?

6 votes

Earth rotation: What provides the energy?

6 votes

How does Planck's curve solve the ultraviolet catastrophe?

6 votes

Why doesn't the nuclear fusion in a star make it explode?

6 votes

Why can atoms only gain or lose electrons and not protons?

6 votes

When we say a rigid body is a system of particles, what exactly are 'particles' here?

5 votes

In a vacuum, can you see light which is not travelling towards you?

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