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Nuclear Hoagie
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Why does ponytail-style hair oscillate horizontally, but not vertically when jogging?

51 votes

Principle of physics used in the lift of skateboard

42 votes

Is it possible to break the second law of thermodynamics regarding entropy?

35 votes

Why is acceleration directed inward when an object rotates in a circle?

23 votes

Would it be possible to reenter the atmosphere without a heat shield using a glider design?

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Will the box move?

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What does is really mean to say that a 3-body problem is not solvable?

13 votes

Is it possible to control frequency of the light?

11 votes

How do you calculate the energy required to hold a weight against gravity?

11 votes
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What's so perfect about perfectly inelastic collisions?

10 votes

If I'm in outer space, and suddenly start accelerating, will I feel it?

8 votes
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Why does low magnitude of force imply that all components of a system have same acceleration?

8 votes

If force depends only on mass and acceleration, how come faster objects deal more damage?

7 votes

Why should a clock be "accurate"?

7 votes

When I drink with a straw, is the atmospheric pressure pushing the water or me sucking it?

7 votes
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What would happen if the Earth was hollow and somebody rode on the "inside shell"?

7 votes

Can units be plural?

6 votes

What is the reason that light emitted by the stars should be able to keep on travelling without any time limit?

5 votes

How can electron have known momentum?

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When can the velocity of a car exceed the limit imposed by the static friction?

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When a sphere is in pure rotation, will all particles in its surface have same linear speed?

5 votes

Two marbles are released on the top of two frictionless tracks of the same length at the same time. Which one would reach the end of the track first?

5 votes

Two values to the speed of light ...what does this mean in the real world?

4 votes

How do you make more precise instruments while only using less precise instruments?

4 votes

Where is 90% of the energy lost when you throw a clay ball at a door to move it?

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Why does "net force" being zero not mean that the parachuter becomes stationary in the atmosphere?

4 votes

In Uniform Circular Motion, why does the normal accelaration not change the magnitude of velocity?

4 votes

Orbit eccentricity and initial velocity

4 votes

How can we determine if poles are North or South when viewing magnetic field lines formed by iron filings?

4 votes

If a downed power line hits your car, why should you shuffle away from it?

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