The Sum of Geometric Series from Probability Theory

The Sum of Geometric Series from Probability Theory

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Here I present a simple (but to the best of my knowledge, new)…
quantum mechanics is incomplete

9 Reasons Quantum Mechanics is Incomplete

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I argue that all interpretations of quantum mechanics (QM) are…
AVX-512 conclusion

AVX-512 Assembly Programming: Opmask Registers for Conditional Arithmetic Conclusion

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In the first part of this article (AVX-512 Assembly Programing…
AVX-512 registers

AVX-512 Assembly Programming: Opmask Registers for Conditional Arithmetic

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This is the second installment in a continuing series of articles…
Simple Harmonic Oscillator Laboratory

An Accurate Simple Harmonic Oscillator Laboratory

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Learning Objectives * Execute a specific experimental procedure…
AVX-512 Assembly Programming

An Intro to AVX-512 Assembly Programming

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History In 1998, the Intel Corporation released processors that…
against quantum interpretations

Against "interpretation"

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I am against "interpretations" of Quantum Mechanics (QM) in a…
lie algebra representations

Lie Algebras: A Walkthrough The Representations

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  Part III: Representations  10. Sums and…
abacus introduction

An Introduction to the Traditional Abacus of China and Japan

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Introduction Abacuses are commonly seen in ancient civilizations…
Hooke's Law Experiement

An Accurate Hooke's Law Laboratory

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Learning Objectives * Gain confidence and experimental care…
Lie Algebra Structure

Lie Algebras: A Walkthrough The Structures

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  Part II: Structures5. Decompositions.Lie…
lie algebra basics

Lie Algebras: A Walkthrough The Basics

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  Part I: Basics 1. Introduction. This article is…
Data Structures Programming

Intro to Data Structures for Programming

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IntroductionIn the first part of this series, I talked about…
Bernoulli's equation

Demystifying the Often Misunderstood Bernoulli's Equation

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Introduction Bernoulli's equation is one of the most useful…
Magnetic Field Lines

Are Magnetic Field Lines Real?

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We recently had a question in the relativity forums that mentioned…
vehicle power

When Vehicle Power Dictates Acceleration

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One interesting problem when dealing with a vehicle of a certain…
Quantum Eraser

The Quantum Mystery of Wigner's Friend

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In this Insight I will introduce the quantum mystery called ``Wigner's…
Calculus Therom

A Numerical Insight for the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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The purpose of this article is not to provide some rigorous statement,…
inventions

Inventions and Inventors Quiz

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Time to test your inventions, inventors and patent knowledge.…
Super Quantum

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of the Popescu-Rohrlich Correlations

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In this Insight, I will show how the Popescu-Rohrlich (superquantum)…
engineer anorlunda

Interview with Engineer Mentor anorlunda

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Tell us about your school years? Part of my story is sad but…
bhobba physics interview

Interview with Physics Mentor bhobba

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Give us an executive summary on bhobbaI was born in Toowong…
rotational mechanics

An Example of Servo-Constraints in Mechanics

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Servo-constraint was invented by Henri Beghin in his PhD thesis…
Telescope Buying Guide

Guide to Buying Your First Telescope

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We often have questions about what telescope an aspiring amateur…
physicsblogs

What Are Your Favorite Science or Math Blogs?

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We asked our PF Advisors to tell us what their favorite science…
stock options math

A Simplified Synthesis of Financial Options Pricing

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Financial options (the right to purchase ("call") or sell ("put")…
unity orbital mechanics

Orbital Mechanics in Unity Game Engine for Augmented Reality

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In this post I’ll go over implementing basic orbital mechanics…
why quantum

Why the Quantum | A Response to Wheeler's 1986 Paper

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Wheeler's opening statement in his 1986 paper, ``How Come the…
whosaidwhat

Match the Scientist with the Story

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Among the most famous people are often geniuses. It's hard to…
tensor calculus

The 10 Commandments of Index Expressions and Tensor Calculus

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Having more than 10 years of experience in teaching vector and…
speed of sound

Direct Echo-Based Measurement of the Speed of Sound

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Figure 1: Distance vs. time a firecracker report echoed off…
walter lewin

A New Interpretation of Dr. Walter Lewin's Paradox

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Much has lately been said regarding this paradox which first…
information definition

How to Better Define Information in Physics

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When I ask questions about conservation of information I frequently…
Sagittarius_A

Calculating the Spin of Black Hole Sagittarius A*

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This Insight takes a look at how it is possible to calculate…
Niels_Tuning2

Interview with Niels Tuning, LHCb Run Coordinator

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Physics Forums is pleased to introduce Niels Tuning. He's a…

What Academic Advice Would You Tell Your 18 Year Old Self?

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We asked our PF Advisors to tell us what academic advice would…
algorithms

Intro to Algorithms for Programming

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Many threads here at PF include some question about how to learn…
maxima

Solving Einstein's Field Equations in Maxima

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A few months ago, pervect pointed me to a post by Chris Hillman…
advisor_textbooks

What's Your Most Memorable Textbook?

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We asked our PF Advisors to tell us their most memorable or influential…
bizarro_univerise

Lessons From the Bizzaro Universe

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The terms Bizarro and Bizarro World originated in Superman comics,…
ridler_motion2

Rindler Motion in Special Relativity: Rindler Coordinates

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Our destination In our last article, Hyperbolic Trajectories,…
sun_getting_smaller

Either the Sun Is Getting Smaller or Gravity Is Getting Weaker

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Paper discussion: Solar system expansion and strong equivalence…