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Terry Bollinger
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134 votes
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What does it mean for two objects to "touch"?

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Where does the extra kinetic energy come from in a gravitational slingshot?

51 votes

What happens to the energy when waves perfectly cancel each other?

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What is anti-matter?

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Why is the charge naming convention wrong?

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Why is electric field strong at sharp edges?

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Does special relativity make magnetic fields irrelevant?

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Is a suit that hides a soldier's heat signature fundamentally possible?

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Can a photon get emitted without a receiver?

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If photon energies are continuous and atomic energy levels are discrete, how can atoms absorb photons?

31 votes

About the complex nature of the wave function?

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How do we know photons have spin 1?

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Quantum mechanics and everyday nature

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Are some protons more massive than others due to spinning at a different rate or being in a more excited state?

23 votes

A fly in an accelerating car

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Why are alpha particles made of 2 protons and neutrons?

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Are there still 'everyday' phenomena unexplained by Physics?

20 votes

QM without complex numbers

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Why is gravity so hard to unify with the other 3 fundamental forces?

18 votes

Why are the laws of thermodynamics "supreme among the laws of Nature"?

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Why are electrons and quarks 0-dimensional?

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What is entropy really?

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Why do they consider radioactive matter with long half lives more dangerous than matter with a short half life?

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How does the process of freezing water remove salt?

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Intrinsic structure of electron

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How does rest mass become energy?

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Intuitive understanding of the definition of entropy

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Why are the physical sciences described perfectly by mathematics?

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Human perception of distance

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The distance between touching objects

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