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What is the physics behind origami?

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The usage of chain rule in physics

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What is the most appropriate mathematical theory for electrical circuits?

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Why does a floating object displace more substance than a sunk object? [duplicate]

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Experiment to show that we need two eyes to determine depth

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Why/When can we separate spacetime into space and time?

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Is there any fundamental reason why acceleration is a linear function of external forces?

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If Newton's third law is true, why do things compress?

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The roundabout definition of electric charge

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On mathematical level, what exactly is time in Newtonian mechanics?

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What gives us the equations of motion in GR?

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In relativity, how do clocks get out of sync on a physical level?

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Why does jumping off a merry go round in the radial direction cause no change in rotation speed?

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Where does pseudo force act at?

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Why do we neglect torque caused by tension of curved part of rope in massive pulleys?

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

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Why do none of the fundamental forces depend on a time variable?

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Is it possible to measure an irrational amount of a physical quantity? [duplicate]

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Is moving into a rotating frame a Galilean transformation?

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What is the physical motivation behind the mathematical definition of an inertial system?

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What is the idea behind 2-spinor calculus?

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What does Penrose mean when he talks about topology of spacetime?

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How does one interpret thermodynamic differentials?

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Power of water pump

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Can an ideal dipole experience an electric force?

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Why is there a factor of $\pi$ in the average velocity of gas?

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What is the general no slip condition for rotations?

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Is it correct to equate the same thermodynamic potential with different variable dependencies?

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Why does the falling of water droplets look the same as an expanded balloon released?

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How was it found that a charge produces an electric field rather than a 'local' electric force?

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