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Paul T.
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Why did the gamma ray burst from GW170817 lag two seconds behind the gravitational wave?

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Can someone conceptually explain time dilation?

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Does a long vertical pole fall at a different speed than a short vertical pole?

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How is a Bose-Einstein condensate produced from sodium atoms that do not have an integer spin?

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Where can I find Einstein's paper on relativity first to end?

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Why does Ligo's second detection of gravitational waves and a black hole merger look absolutely nothing like the first?

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Could the September 2015 LIGO gravitational wave "detection" from "merging black holes" be fake?

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Time dilation clock experiment: what would happen if the clock were flipped 90 degrees?

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Why did the apple explode when spun very fast?

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In what sense were virtual particles confirmed?

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Gauss law in gravitation

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How were the solar masses and distance of the GW150914 merger event calculated from the signal?

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Why relativistic Lagrangian doesn't simply equal kinetic minus potential energy $L=T-V$?

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Does the mass lost by merging black holes depend on how they merged?

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What does 'high-beta' mean for a fusion reactor?

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Why can an object not reach the speed of light by falling in a gravitational field with constant acceleration?

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Evidence for quantum gravity from gravitational waves

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How does LIGO cover the whole sky?

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What piece of technology is able to record the exact phase of microwaves?

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Difference between gravitational wave detectors

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Can electromagnetic waves apply forces on matter?

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What's the point of Hamiltonian mechanics?

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Could the Michelson-Morley experiment have detected gravitational waves?

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Velocity from acceleration equation

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A question regarding pressure in a moving liquid

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Does a high-speed particle weigh more?

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What is the evidence that gravitational fields don't sum up as a superposition?

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How to interprete the gravitational wave measurement?

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Why do internal forces not affect the conservation of momentum?

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How to compute and interpret Schwartzchild black-hole metric line element $ds$ in Cartesian coordinates?

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