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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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Jul3-14 06:29 PM
marcus
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Hellfire requested that I post a list of classic papers that one could use for reference when trying to understand the...
Nov28-12 01:12 AM
stargazer3
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I guess this is a relatively simple question, but depending on the answer can have complex follow-up questions. So...
Aug12-09 07:49 AM
mg0stisha
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I am intriqued by a recent series of three papers on black holes: http://www.arxiv.org/abs/gr-qc/0411060 Title:...
Aug12-09 04:45 AM
cecilemangana
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All right, I know I'll make an azz of myself with all the big brains around but I have to know. (My physics knowledge...
Aug11-09 04:40 PM
fileerror404
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Could a black hole actually be either one of two things: a worm hole that leads to another universe or could a black...
Aug11-09 12:22 PM
Swansea_J
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the sound of spinning black holes in case your wondering where i got this from,well,here it is
Aug11-09 01:17 AM
Blenton
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Hi! I'm pretty much a pop science guy so I can't say I know much about the underlying math or physics, but after...
Aug10-09 11:44 PM
raknath
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I have a silly question: what do people understand by "the atmosphere of a gas giant" ? Isn't most of the planet...
Aug10-09 06:26 PM
Nabeshin
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Lammerzahl, Preuss & Dittus' paper Is the physics within the Solar system really understood? claims that the following...
Aug9-09 05:28 PM
russ_watters
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Hi all, I'm working on a problem where I have to find the time it takes for a planet to form from a protoplanetary...
Aug9-09 02:43 PM
tiny-tim
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I saw on t.v. that the moon's distance to earth as measured by lasers reflecting off of the mirrors left on the moon...
Aug8-09 12:36 PM
Bob S
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Is it true? I've heard this news couple years ago: Not for the short distances but during long distance travels light...
Aug7-09 10:25 PM
ideasrule
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We know our sun will eventually become a read giant, and go nova. Is anything expected to survive? The expected...
Aug7-09 05:17 AM
qraal
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Could there be objects between Mercury and the Sun? Like, say, asteroids?
Aug7-09 01:18 AM
Vanadium 50
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I was wondering about the light emitted by one of these neutron stars. To my limited knowledge, neutron stars are...
Aug6-09 07:23 PM
JRPB
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If I was stationary on the Moon looking at Earth, would it never appear to move from its location in the sky? I made a...
Aug6-09 04:52 PM
Theelectricchild
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http://www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/jup-20090720.html
Aug5-09 10:58 PM
DaveC426913
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How do all of these space telescopes work with frequencies other than visible light? For example, the Spitzer...
Aug5-09 08:12 PM
flatmaster
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Is there an upper limit to the density of a planet's core?
Aug5-09 05:49 AM
qraal
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If asteroid belt objects are in part iron, is this then consistent with such differentiated pieces being solidified...
Aug5-09 05:38 AM
qraal
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What happens if two blackholes of identical mass collide, but one is anti-matter and the other is regular matter? ...
Aug4-09 08:11 PM
bombadil
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Hi! In this problem I have to calculate the distance to a cefeide star, I know visual magnitude, m_{v}, his magnitude...
Aug4-09 06:25 AM
Sux
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if light cannot escape a black hole then how do they emit stuff called hawking radiation.
Aug3-09 05:35 PM
boredjavi
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i dont know much about the subject but since ive gotten intrested in it there is something that has been on my my...
Aug3-09 04:59 PM
tiny-tim
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http://heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=33442&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=CET It is losing height...
Aug3-09 01:28 PM
Count Iblis
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This website gives a break down of the ten most abundant elements from spectrum analysis of the sun ...
Aug1-09 02:16 AM
Nickelodeon
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As I understand things, the following are true: The further away in space we observe, the further back in time we...
Jul30-09 09:50 PM
nicksauce
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In the usual summer spate of disaster movies, I noted a new twist. An extraterrestrial disaster from a super solar...
Jul29-09 08:25 PM
Saul
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Hi everyone, I'm new here, I have just discovered this forum and I think it will be very useful! First of all I...
Jul29-09 06:11 AM
FrankPlanck
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Not sure if this subject belongs in Astrophysics, or Cosmology, or even Quantum Mechanics, or somewhere else! It is...
Jul28-09 09:29 PM
Phrak
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Hello, Sorry if this is not the right place but I'm trying to find this for days now... I'm trying to find a...
Jul28-09 07:01 PM
flatmaster
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I noticed on Modern Marvels that they mentioned sometihng about hte first satellite put up for broadcast TV...
Jul28-09 02:48 PM
Pengwuino
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we are living in this milky way galaxy which got separated from bigbang ,the separation would not have taken place in...
Jul28-09 04:04 AM
shabeer_quark
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Is it generally true that the further away a galaxy is (and more red-shifted), the more it tends to contain lower...
Jul28-09 03:36 AM
Chronos
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I never knew this before today but apparently NASA decided not to save Hubble because of the Columbia incident? ...
Jul28-09 03:25 AM
Chronos
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I've been studying up on physics, and a question occured to me. According to the Theory of Relativity, the faster...
Jul26-09 04:36 PM
Amanheis
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I don't get it...even Guth from MIT who is one of the pioneers of the big bang concept says that "we know that...
Jul24-09 11:37 PM
DaveC426913
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The 'measurement' of the radial expansion of the moon's orbit is 3.8 cm/yr...
Jul24-09 04:27 PM
map19
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When sun puts more gravitational force(numerical values) on moon than earth, then why moon does not revolve around the...
Jul24-09 11:55 AM
Janus
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I don't know if this is in the right forum but i was wondering what is time? Does it have any relativity to the things...
Jul24-09 10:15 AM
monty37
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Does this even make sense? Just how immense would that be?
Jul23-09 08:57 PM
mgb_phys
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