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Ron Maimon
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Why does kinetic energy increase quadratically, not linearly, with speed?

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Why do we not have spin greater than 2?

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Reading the Feynman lectures in 2012

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What is a tensor?

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The Role of Rigor

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Is anti-matter matter going backwards in time?

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What's wrong with this derivation that $i\hbar = 0$?

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Have we figured out how to analyze turbulent fluids?

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Does Gödel preclude a workable ToE?

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Mathematically-oriented Treatment of General Relativity

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Phase shift of 180 degrees of transversal wave on reflection from denser medium

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How did Newton discover his second law?

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What is the physical significance of dot & cross product of vectors? Why is division not defined for vectors?

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Why is cold fusion considered bogus?

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Why the Principle of Least Action?

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How does electricity propagate in a conductor?

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Is it possible to travel at precisely the speed of sound?

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Deriving Newton's Third Law from homogeneity of Space

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QM without complex numbers

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Correlation function which has branch cut in momentum space

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Mathematically, what is color charge?

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How does gravitational lensing account for Einstein's Cross?

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Is the Schrödinger equation derived or postulated?

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What happened to David John Candlin?

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Is the EmDrive, or "Relativity Drive" possible?

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Why did Feynman's thesis almost work?

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Why did Einstein get credit for formulating the theory of special relativity?

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What is a good introductory book on quantum mechanics?

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Can bosons that are composed of several fermions occupy the same state?

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QM and Renormalization (layman)

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