but the higgs field carries...

clarification of Higgs field, Higgs boson and gravitons]]>

Just for my own curiosity:

Energy can not be created or destroyed?

Can a wormhole exist with a white hole on top and a black hole on bottom? (I know up and down have no relevance). What happens to the wormhole when the white hole dies?...

Wormholes anyone? They're amazing!]]>

2D plotting error help!]]>

Bending moments at equillibrium]]>

Thermodynamics of an Arctic greenhouse?]]>

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Example: If you had a string and you sent a wave down one end, and the opposite wave from the other, once they meet there will be an instant when the string is flat as if there had never been waves introduced. But, if...

Does Destructive Interference Cancel Energy?]]>

Please start off with "Today I learned". Keep commentary to a minimum and just LIKE posts. I'll start!

Today I learned that you clean...

Today I learned]]>

If i close the browser and...

system hangs for anybody elsewhen try to post?]]>

There are 5 letters, ABCDE. How many unique combinations of 3 letters can be made if letter A must be part of the combinations?

The solution is that because A must be one of the letters, that only leaves two other letters which you can manipulate. So the answer is...

Combinations Help]]>

Write the given numbers in the polar form ##re^{i\theta}##.

## \frac {2i} {(3e^{4+i})} ##

## z = re^(i\theta) ##

## \theta = Arg(z) ##

## r = |z| = \sqrt { x^2 + y^2 } ##

Complex Analysis - Exponential Form]]>

why use the Legendre transform over back substitution]]>

Artificial gravity concept]]>

Say you have 4 apples, 3 strawberries and 6 carrots...

a) If 4 items are to be selected, how many combinations are there?

b) How many combinations will have no carrots?

c) How many combinations will have at least 1 apple?

d) Create the probability distribution table for strawberries....

A simple (?) combinatorics question...]]>

I want to be able to supply a radius of the first circle that is to fit into this large circle. Lets say R1 is 0.75 * R0.

Following this I find the best position of R2 (to maximise its...

Fitting circles inside other circles]]>

In DCE-MRI changes in signal in an artery and the tissue are converted to contrast agent concentration vs time...

Why can't quantitative values be computed using DSC-MRI?]]>

Great Collider & Naturalness]]>

##

\gamma = \int_0^\infty \left( {1 \over 1 - e^{-x}} - {1 \over x} \right) e^{-x} dx \qquad Eq.1...

Relating integral expressions for Euler's constant]]>

This isn't exactly a "problem" per se , but I need to understand it for a course i'm taking. I'm trying to understand the significance and when to use the vector conversion matrices, or just the identities. I'll use an example...

trying to understand vector conversion matrices]]>

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

i study for my exams. here is my current problem:

a non-specific conductor is connected to an ideal battery (surrounding temperature: 20°C) and reaches a temperature of 24 °C . after cut in half it is again connected to...

calculate temperature of a conductor]]>

I am working on a product design which would be used sub sea. It is designed to lift a small load off the sea bed. I have not worked out the exact details yet but the following should be a good start:

Load 30Kg

Depth 30m

I plan on using an air bag of some description - the bag needs to...

Subsea Engineering Question - air required to lift load]]>

It reads:

The surface area, A, of a sphere with radius R is given by

A=4πR^2

Re-derive this formula and write down the 3 essential steps. This formula is usually derived from a double...

re-derive the surface area of a sphere]]>

Taking a Fifth Year as an Undergrad in Physics Before Applying to Grad School?]]>

What is the distance from the point P to the plane S?

## S = \left \{ r_{0} + s(u_{1},u_{2},u_{3})+t(v_{1},v_{2},v_{3}) | s,t \in \mathbb{R} \right \} ##

I...

Distance from a point to a plane]]>

So for example, one Computer might take 10 seconds...

How to increase processing speed / power of a computer?]]>

How to Study Science: Integrating Spaced Repetition Review]]>

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Hello. I am working on this problem and I just wanted someone to check it out if I did it correctly. I was kinda confused...

Determine Unknown Elements and Node Voltages (ECE 210)]]>

If I have a light year long rod and push it on one end, how long would it take for the other end to move?

Still Unsure of this answer.

Main Question:

If I had 2, light-year long conductive rods with a voltmeter attached at the ends then...

Light Year Long Confusion]]>

This hypothetical is about the observable universe only. 93 billion light-years diameter, isotropic,...

If the observable universe was visible to the naked eye...]]>

Two metal disks, one with radius R1 = 2.50 cm and

mass M1 = 0.80 kg and the other with radius R2 = 5.00 cm and

mass M2 = 1.60 kg, are welded together and mounted on a frictionless

axis through their common center, as in Problem...

Rotational Motion - 2 Disc System]]>

My question is, what if we discard string theory -...

constants of nature in the early universe]]>

Is Engineering as monotonous and "boring" as suggested?]]>

solar heat exhanger on a pool]]>

I think it was a very interesting idea, so I'll try to rephrase the question so that it can't be banned for racism. It will also be a good update to earlier threads...

What do you look like?]]>

What does it take to understand quantum mechanics?]]>

Thanks in advance.]]>

I know that there is no electric field on the inner surface, as shown by Gauss's Law, but that isn't enough information to say that the potential (V) there is zero since E = dV/dr, so V could be a nonzero constant....

Potential on the inner surface of a spherical shell]]>

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The ball of mass m and radius r is released from horizontal position, the edge of the bowl.

What are the tangential and radial accelerations at angle θ and what is the velocity.

What should be the...

Ball rotates in a rough bowl]]>

A polynomial, P(x), is fourth degree and has all odd-integer coefficients. What is the maximum possible number of rational solutions to P(x)=0?

P(x) =...

Rational roots of 4th degree polynomial with odd coefficents]]>

Can you do advanced engineering without an advanced degree?]]>

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I do not have the answer to this problem. Its not for homework so i won't be...

Pressure on an open piston (derivation)]]>

about current from a battery going through our body]]>

The first approach is the traditional one. It is the approach that Einstein presented in his paper and that is taught in most of the basic textbooks. In this approach,...

How to bridge the gap between these approaches to SR?]]>

I am a layperson, and have very little understanding of physics.

I'm trying to understand the relation between a magnetic field and air and how they are similar or dissimilar in terms of disturbance in them.

Let me lay out the context from which I came to think about the question....

Transducer magnet and make sense of sound pickup]]>

BJT transistor analysis: common emitter confusion]]>

An electron and another particle experience an attractive force of 0.0096 N when they are 0.001m apart. what is the charge of the other particle

q1= -1.602E-19

F=-0.0096

r=0.001

how do you find q2 out...

Coulombs law and particle charges]]>

I can read things some people can't read so I read them and then write them again only now those people can read it.

Now's your turn.]]>

Gas Spring and Linear Actuator calculation...]]>

How should I prepare for a Physics Undergrad?]]>

So what is your opinion on being great??]]>

I have learned that there is no insulation for magnetic lines of flux. I understand the Meissner effect; super cooled metals passing through a transition stage becoming super conducting. I understand that lines of flux...

I would like to learn more about magnetic compression]]>

https://www.physicsforums.com/insights/quantum-mechanics-difficult/]]>

I'm a software engineer, I graduated in 2013 as a mature student and I'm now at a senior level. I wanted to pursue a Masters degree and I've found an accredited distance learning MSc. in the UK ( https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/postgraduates/astrophysics-msc)

I'm...

How best to prepare for MSc. in Astrophysics]]>

Beginning with this theme, I will periodically choose a theme that will focus on a particular world culture. Your photo must have, as its main theme, something that relates to either that country, or that particular culture. This can be...

PF Photo Contest - World Culture 1-Norway (8/28-9/2)]]>

Participants were asked to post pictures consisting of only one color in the entire photo. So you get to vote on which photo and which color that you like.

1. OmCheeto...

VOTE PF Photo Contest - The One True Color]]>

two protons are 1.0m apart. find the force acting on them.

q1= 1.602E-19C

q2= 1.602E-19c

i just dont get how to work it out

ive got this far up to now...

confused about coulombs law]]>

u= distance from the object to the mirror

v = distance from the image to the mirror

f = focal length

I don't understand what they are talking about and I would like to

2. Relevant equations

If the image is real...

1/u + 1/v = 1/f]]>

Activation energy for chemical reaction]]>

What are your views ? I am...

Is the second law of thermodynamics a law or a tautology?]]>

Imagine a uniform, symmetric rod, free to rotate around an axis going into the computer screen through the center of the rod. Now say that we start off the rod so that it is not horizontal or vertical, but somewhere in between....

How does a rod rotate due to gravity?]]>

First, though most would agree there are issues, people won't...

YOU!: Fix the US Energy Crisis]]>

1. To the position where you see the object (the place where the object used to...

Where does gravity point?]]>

i came across this video on BBC yesterday:

Now I wonder how this stuff works in detail?

Is it the carrier wave or the multiplexer signal of the phone???

best regards]]>

Help evaluating complex function in form m+ni?]]>

EDIT: I would also like to know where the...

Generic (Non-Proprietary) Powercord Recommendations?]]>

Lifting a box (150 kg) up for 20 meters in 10 minutes, how much horsepower needed?

1 Watts = 1 Joule/sec

1 Horsepower = 746 Watts

I've figured this out but I got...

Horsepower problem]]>

A parabola, for sure. This is part of the definition and we can derive the equation of a parabola using the meaning of Directrix and the meaning of Parabola. How does a directrix work for an ellipse?]]>

Overhung load, extending output shaft]]>

1- natural susy

2- technicolor

3- extra dimensions

4- conformal invariance

Large Hadron Collider has to date strongly disfavored susy, technicolor, extra dimensions. it is highly unlikely susy is the answer to the higgs hierarchy problem...

has Large Hadron Collider shown Higgs conformal invariance]]>

Ranking here:...

Micromass' big August challenge!]]>

Use Lorentz Force to Find Magnetic Field Components]]>

I number of years ago, I asked a question about real particles interacting with virtual particles - since then, I've learned a little bit (maybe not too much :-), but I'm still curious about one thing. Original thread here:...

'Real particle and virtual particle interactions' Part 2...]]>

A double in this example problem]]>

I don't know how.

May I get a help.]]>

##A\dot{x} + By = 0##

##C\dot{y} + Dx = 0##

##\int u'v = uv - \int uv'##

This is a system of linear DE:

##A\dot{x} + By = 0##

##C\dot{y} + Dx = 0##

Where the...

Laplace transform -- By parts?]]>

Discuss, discuss, discuss...

All I know is that Hillary and Trump look like the most popular at the moment.]]>

But how could they get heart specific EKGs is what I am really wondering....

Heart specific EKG?]]>

How to learn advanced/abstract notation]]>

"WASHINGTON—Noting that the celestial body lies within the habitable zone of its parent star and could potentially harbor liquid water, NASA officials announced at a press conference...

NASA discovers new exoplanet (The Onion, funny)]]>

The Moon Quiz

...

The Moon Quiz - Comments]]>

Juno/JunoCam mission]]>

Gravitational potential energy conflict]]>

ok ok I'll go first

btw, please don't print this photo and throw darts at it... thanks

also when posting your own, for the database's sake try to optimize and crop as much as possible to reduce the file size.]]>

A 500 g block lies on a horizontal tabletop. The coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the surface is 0.25. The block is connected by a massless string to the second block with a mass of 300 g. The string...

Dynamics help]]>

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

An Otto engine has a clearance volume of 7%. It produces 300 kW of power. What is the amount of heat rejected in kW?

Otto Cycle problem]]>

Solar tracking system for solar panel]]>

So this is for...

Help with the physics of a Catapult]]>

The " EXOGEN User Guide ", on...

Please explain the short lifespan of LIPUS devices...]]>

[itex]|1>[/itex] and [itex]|2>[/itex] form an orthonormal basis for a two-level system. The Hamiltonian of this system is given by:

[tex]

\hat{H} = \epsilon

\begin{pmatrix}

1 & i \\

-i & 1

\end{pmatrix}

[/tex]

a.) Is this...

Two-Level Quantum System, Need help Finding State at time t]]>