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341 votes
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Do we know why there is a speed limit in our universe?

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Is there an actual proof for the energy-time Uncertainty Principle?

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Wave reflection and open end boundary condition intuition

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What is the analog of the Aharonov-Bohm effect for general gauge fields and for gravity?

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Why should Conservative forces have their curl equal to zero? (intuition)

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Photoelectric effect – Why does one electron absorb only one photon?

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What is intuitively the Hodge dual of a $p$-form?

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Books on non-perturbative phenomena in quantum field theory

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What does it mean for a physical quantity if its mixed second partial derivatives are not equal?

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1 answer
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Aharonov-Bohm effect as a geometric phase-Adiabatic transfer not needed?

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2 answers
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Examples of path integral where path of extremal action does not contribute the most?

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Are there any "Problems and Solutions" books or notes for advanced Quantum Field theory or/and String theory or/and Supersymmetry?

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Magnetic monopoles and special relativity

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Is there any relation between spin and gravity? [closed]

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What is the qualitative difference in the information contained by Gaussian curvature and Riemann curvature tensor in General Relativity?

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What does the metric condition $\nabla_\rho g_{\mu\nu}=0$ in General Relativity intuitively mean for an observer measuring distances?

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2 answers
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Is bosonization possible in any number of dimensions?

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1 answer
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Intuitively, why is the energy decrease of the singlet state three times larger than the energy increase of the triplet state (hyperfine correction)?

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About the physical, measurable coupling constants, after renormalization

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Intersection of electric field lines where the two lines have the same slope at intersection

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What do we mean with magnetic monopole and dipole?

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Why is the voltage of a battery equal to the emf?

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1 answer
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Do some of the laws of thermodynamics break down in quantum mechanics?

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Why is there electric field OUTSIDE a battery?

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1 answer
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Is the photon's wave function the same as an electromagnetic wave (light)? [duplicate]

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Are spinors representations of the Lorentz group or its associated algebra?

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1 answer
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Are Dirac and Wu-Yang monopoles the same thing?

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Problems book on Lie groups and Lie algebras for physicists

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1 answer
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Does every curved spacetime have non-commuting generators of translations?

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On the proof $\eta \sigma^{\mu\nu} \chi=-\chi \sigma^{\mu\nu} \eta$ (problem with spinor indices)

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