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216 votes

Why does Newton's Third Law actually work?

137 votes

Why are the windows of bridges of ships always inclined?

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Does a particle exert force on itself?

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Do identical starting conditions always lead to identical outcomes?

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Will a bathtub full of water weigh more if I add something that floats in the water?

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What is the reason that Quantum Mechanics is random?

64 votes

The Science of Tearing Paper-bag Handles

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Newton's 3rd law... hitting drywall (which I break) vs hitting a brick (which breaks me)?

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If atoms are mostly vacuum, why are things so rigid around us?

54 votes
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How much additional mass does the Earth gain each day from solar radiation?

54 votes

Free fall ellipse or parabola?

53 votes

How is data transferred between devices?

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"To come back to Earth...it can be five times the force of gravity" - video editor's mistake?

47 votes

When jumping a car battery, why is it better to connect the red/positive cable first?

46 votes

Is the light from the Sun the same as the light from a bulb?

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How do we know that the laws of physics are invariant in all inertial frames?

43 votes

Does a "capacitor" for light exist, which could filter out flickering?

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How is it possible for other animals to have better night vision than humans, who can detect individual photons?

39 votes

Is it heat that causes vibrations on particles or is it the vibrations that causes the heat?

39 votes

Is it possible to watch the same distant star's supernova event twice?

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What's the difference between low energy photons and high energy photons?

38 votes

Why do we use cross products in physics?

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Why do bullets shoot through water but not through sand?

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How are beats formed when frequencies combine?

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Why don't humans perceive sound waves as twice the frequency they are?

34 votes

Is throwing dice a stochastic or a deterministic process?

32 votes

Can a tomato pierce a hole in a steel plate if only the tomato is travelling fast enough?

31 votes

Is there any physical evidence for motion?

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How many dimensions does electricity have?

30 votes

What is the underlying explanation behind fictitious/pseudo forces?

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