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Can I burn a piece of wood by emitting only one photon per second on it?

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Rainbows and Clouds

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How do resistors work?

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Can you actually stand inside a rainbow? I see people claiming you can

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How does an exothermic reaction release energy?

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Can we feel heat in outer space?

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How do photons from the sun make the skin feel warmer?

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If a slit is illuminated by light will the electron still preserve its interference pattern?

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Is upper-atmospheric lightning loud?

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I know the temperature and air pressure at specific height, can I estimate the temperature at different height?

3 votes

Basic Question About Canceling Units

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Regarding the direction of $\vec{\tau}$

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What’s the difference between energy in an electromagnetic wave and transmit power?

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Can the sound of infinitely long played music be decomposed in sine (or cosine) forms?

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Why can other people lift you up but you can't lift yourself up?

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If a real image is formed at some distance from a concave mirror, how can we always see it, no matter where we are standing?

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Question about spin states in Susskind's Quantum Mechanics

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Why is acceleration inversely proportional to the mass of an object, but directly proportional to force?

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Pressure broadening in absorption spectra

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Would the Earth's magnetosphere be more effective against the Sun's solar wind if the planet's rotation was faster?

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Radiation pressure at a oblique surface

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Does an aspheric lens require that the incident light be collimated in order to focus it?

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How are complex numbers, being imaginary (non real), able to represent reality (physics)?

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Why do Greenhouse Gases absorb heavily in certain wavelengths?

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The value of $g$ in free fall motion on earth

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Laser diode tests - voltage sweep vs current sweep. What's the difference?

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What does the amplitude of a light wave tell us? How's it different from light intensity in a physical sense?

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How can I find the angle after the last lens from in the last lens?

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Single slit diffraction $a\sin\theta=m\lambda$ - why does $m$ have to be an integer?

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What is the effect of frequency of light on reflection from a surface?