renormalization

Renormalisation Made Easy

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What Is The Issue With Renormalisation If you have an interest…
electrical wire

Misconceiving Mutual Inductance Coefficients

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  A commonly used formula for mutual inductance M between…
redlights

The Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger Experiment

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In two previous Insights, I shared Mermin's explanation of…
mermin

The Quantum Liar Experiment: An Instantiation of the Mermin Device

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In 1981, Mermin published a paper[1], "Bringing home the atomic…
surviving college

Surviving the First Year of College

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  Part II: Surviving the First Year of College This…
friction

Frequently Made Errors in Mechanics - Friction

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  1. Direction of the normal Definition: The normal…
Early Physics Education in High schools

Early Physics Education in High Schools

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So You Want to Be a Physicist: 22 Part Guide   Introduction:…
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Some Sins in Physics Didactics

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Introduction There are many sins in physics didactics. Usually…
differentiable function 2

A Continuous, Nowhere Differentiable Function: Part 2

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This is Part 2 of a series of articles in which the goal is to…
forces mistakes

Frequently Made Errors in Mechanics: Forces

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  Notation: In this page, a circumflex signifies…
Richard Feynman

Think You Know Richard Feynman?

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Richard Feynman is one of the most popular and highly regarded…
ADHD studying

How I Overcame Learning Challenges That I Faced Studying STEM

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For the past few days, during my summer break, I have been intensively…
2D Animation

Visualizing the 2-D Particle in a Box

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The particle in a box is a staple of entry-level Quantum Mechanics classes…

LHC Part 2: Commissioning

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  Last month, I wrote a FAQ about working at the…
differentiable function

A Continuous, Nowhere Differentiable Function: Part 1

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When studying calculus, we learn that every differentiable function…
Thermodynamics

Understanding Entropy and the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics

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Introduction The second law of thermodynamics and the associated…
Einstein Quiz

How Well Do You Know Albert Einstein?

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Albert Einstein is arguably the most famous scientist of all…
CrispR DNA

Don't Fear the CRISPR: Why New Gene Editing Technologies Won't Lead to Designer Babies

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The prospect of designer babies has been a staple of the dystopian…