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A "beginners" complementation to PhysicsOverflow?

PhysicsOverflow has always been, and will always be a site for physics and has always maintained, and will continue to forever maintain a minimum level or standard for questions. 902 more words

General Discussion

Blog Productivity Flow

My Blog productivity flow is an interesting one; if it were a fluid, the Reynold’s number would be somewhat over one hundred thousand.

I tend to try to write posts in as much advance as possible, but inspiration is somewhat time varying and it can be difficult to predict exactly when it’s optimal to publish one of the backup already-written articles that I try to have. 264 more words

General Science

Cranks and special relativity

Last month a paper (which I use in its vaguest sense) was put on viXra, the website for cranks and nuts who can’t can’t meet arXiv’s basic requirements of sanity and science, pertaining to special relativity. 214 more words

Physics

Moment of inertia

I wrote this article about “Moment of inertia” in a “moment of weakness” …

Physics defies language, simple example:

1. “I has” the dimension different from the dimensions of my mass. 413 more words

Physics

Moment of inertia

I wrote this article about “Moment of inertia” in a “moment of weakness” …

Physics defies language, simple example:

1. “I has” the dimension different from the dimensions of my mass. 413 more words

Status

Texan physicists fail to win reprieve

Education policy championed by Texan governor and Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry is having a knock-on effect on physics undergraduate courses. Article at Nature.

Physics