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Nice topic. I don't have the time nor internet at my house currently to keep track. I have a few questions that I sadly will never get the answer too so I won't ask. Don't listen to the haters, they are jealous of your superior intelligence. ;)

A wood chuck could chuck as much wood as a wood chuck could if a wood chuck could chuck planks. Note: The question asked was not asked properly, the answer is a direct refletction of the question asked. 
you're kind of a %%@*. just saying. 

how many roads must a man walk down?
anyways, to the OP: can you describe in detail how surface tension of water works? whats the contact angle? how do solutes affect water's surface tension?
Edited by FrostedFlake on 8/7/2012 2:48 PM PDT


You can't know much about quantum mechanics without knowing what a Hermitian operator or an eigenfunction is. You can't know much about any of modern physics without knowing what an EulerLagrange equation is. 
Shrodinger's cat.So a scientist puts a cat in a box along with some poison attached to a timer that will randomly go off between now and soon™, releasing the poison and killing the cat. Nobody knows when the poison will go off. The scientist closes the box and waits.
Edited by InSaNitY on 8/7/2012 4:00 PM PDT

Please explain in great details what thoes words mean lol. 

We actually can observe evolution of species that are under stress (artificial or natural), the best examples (I can think of) are all within the context of agriculture: herbicide resistant weeds (hand hoeing cotton is on the way back in); insects that constantly adapt to new pesticides (part of the reason new research is always going on, pests are a moving target); potatoes adapt to new soil conditions in 23 generations, despite propagating clonally; and there are many more examples. 
Then please don't try to answer things by either A.) making them up or B.) Reading about it for a few minutes and then paraphrasing what you read. Paraphrasing science has a way of making it very very wrong. You will learn that once you get out of high school, or into very high level classes in high school, in simplifying things, you often times give a completely wrong answer. 
Close, but no cigar. We can see species changing and adapting, but it is not evolution in its entirety. For that, we would need it to become a completely different species, unable to produce viable offspring with another species. We have yet to see evolution in multicellular organisms run a full course in realtime. Of course, we can how species of evolved, but we have yet to see evolution, if that makes sense. 
I have a question about blackbody radiation.
For any object that radiates energy, we need to calculate the distribution of the radiation spectrum. So, for now, let's define radiancy R as [total energy emitted]/{[unit area][unit time]}. Then, spectral radiancy R(v)dv would be the radiancy of some frequency interval, [v, v+dv], where v is the frequency of radiation. If we look at the energy density u(v) of a black box, we see that the u(v) that is incident on one side should be 1/2*u(v), since there are two sides and we only care about one. However, when we do a surface integral on this side, we're going from 0 to π/2 (I hope 'π' comes out correctly; it denotes pi, but some forums don't display it correctly), and not from 0 to π. Knowing surface integrals, we have to halve our u(v) value once more, to only account for energy going out. So our energy flux per unit time is 1/2*c*u(v), where c is the speed of light. Now we calculate what u(v) is. First we see that u(v)dv = [number of EM modes in the frequency interval][energy per mode]. We will denote the number of EM modes in the frequency interval as g(v)dv and the energy per mode as <E>. To calculate g(v)dv, we'll look at the density of states, N(v), which acounts for the "number" of different wavevectors k with a certain requency. However, this isn't really the pressing part of my question, so I'll disregard it here. After some computations, we get that N(v)=[8π/3][L^3/c^3]v^3, so that the density of states is g(v)dv=[8πv^2/c^3]dv. Easy enough. We run into a problem when we consider <E>. Using what we learn in EM, we know that the energy of any radiation is ∫dV[1/2*ε*E^2+1/(2μ)*B^2], which has no dependence on v. This means that R(v)dv=c/4*g(v)dv*<E> ~ v^2*dv, which diverges as v increases. What this means is that for any given energy, higher values of v are favored, and radiancy will be absurdly high for said values of v. Here is the very pressing question: How can I mend this computation so that the radiancy decays as frequency increases? 
It is amusing that this simple yet tedious problem hasn't been resolved. Further proving the fallacy of lazy posters on battle.net, this question is better directed to physics forums. Though I urge you to resolve it by thyself. It takes some differentials, but nothing more. Though your question isn't exactly clear. Are you suggesting the vibration frequency or the translational frequency? Where is the pivot point?
Edited by AgCl on 8/7/2012 7:20 PM PDT

Alright here's a question I've been wondering about,....
"What exactly is a Higgs field? " "Could it's manipulation be used to reach superluminal speeds?" The latter is probably wishful thinking, I really wish the laws of physics would allow us to move around this universe faster.... 
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I have a question about blackbody radiation. Isn't higher frequencies (photons) supposed to carry more energy? I think the intensity of the photons will decrease since there is less states of high frequency thus lower the intensity. Sorry I need another year of study to be on your side. (for the post, pi, epsilon and miu came out fine) 
Where does my poop go when i flush it down the toliet? How many ways are there to love a cat? Are stereotypes true? Does area 51 have aliens? Is it possible to breed a
Unicorn? Could the modern bobcat evolve and enslave the human race? Should the big toe have a big ego, and the pinkie toe be modest or vice versa? 
Stereotypes are often true and are only good for generalizations about groups. I can say "women are weaker then men", that is a valid stereotype because it holds true for the majority of group A women and group B men. Of course there are some women who are stronger then men but that doesn't disprove the stereotype.
Of course there are also stereotypes which are little more the racism. White kids can't jump, blacks can't see in the dark very well, ect. There are certainly some stereotypes involving race that are generally true, but because racism is so prevalent there are alot of false ones as well. 
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