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107 votes

Can photons be detected without being absorbed?

62 votes

Why does a calculation to count objects covering a certain area seem to give nonsensical units?

48 votes

Can a mathematical proof replace experimentation?

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Where are the inaccuracies in the Bohr model of the atom?

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Why doesn't the uncertainty principle contradict the existence of definite-angular momentum states?

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To what degree of precision are atoms electrically neutral?

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Why is the centre of mass of a semicircular wire outside the body?

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Is Gauss's law wrong, or is it possible that $\int_s{\vec E} \cdot d\vec{s}=0$ does not imply $\vec E = 0$?

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Measuring the size of the proton from the hydrogen atom spectrum?

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In the quantum hamiltonian, why does kinetic energy turn into an operator while potential doesn't?

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Is the vacuum state a coherent state?

17 votes

Why does electron orbital circumference have to be in multiples of de Broglie wavelengths?

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Why is the general solution of Schrodinger's equation a linear combination of the eigenfunctions?

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Contradiction in my understanding of wavefunction in finite potential well

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The geometrical interpretation of the Poisson bracket

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The importance of the phase in quantum mechanics

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Why certain rotations are unstable? (Euler Equations)

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Do we actually need negative probabilities in quantum mechanics?

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Are a Hilbert space's dimensions physical?

14 votes

How do stars produce energy if fusion reactions are not viable for us?

14 votes

Is the angular momentum of the ceiling fan quantized?

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Why is that in the action principle, the Taylor's series is limited to the first order?

14 votes

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Applied to an infinite square well

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If a wave function collapses into one state, does it ever go back to a superposition of states?

13 votes

Why isn't current carried through a vacuum?

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What relationship, if any, exists between Heisenberg's uncertainty principle and this general principle of uncertainty?

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Is there a generalised Wigner-Eckart theorem?

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Derivation of Euler-Lagrange equations for Lagrangian with dependence on second order derivatives

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How can length be a vector?

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"Reversed" Clebsch Gordan coefficients

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