# Asimov Pupil

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1. ## spontaneous test help!

by the way anyone know how to put say y^2 so that it looks like y squared?
2. ## 1 Over Infinite Equals...?

well i think there is two ways of doing things you can use calculus where it aproaches zero, or you can use calculatorus where the highest thing is one over tenduotrigintillion (1 with 100 zero's) and you get 0 again
3. ## spontaneous test help!

8((sin2a)^2)-4 as a single function of sin(a) or cos(a) sry Chapter final i had no idea about and this was the only one that slipped me.
4. ## Gravity of vibrations

THE PHANTOM OF THE PUTTING GREEN!!!!!!!whew! *composure* I have to agree with ed! The ball must have been on a downslope.

oh.......ok
6. ## Speed of a sound wave

density,density,density it's the same as steel and helium!
7. ## Kinetic/Potential question.

my thought would be that the radiation particles of Alpha and Beta Radiations (4over2 helium nucleus, and speeding electrons respectively) have a mass and a velocity, also Gamma has it's wave-particle duality theorem. if they all have a Kinetic energy then from my understanding, kinetic energy comes from a stored potenial. so maybe the radioactive materiel has greater potential energy, I don't know
8. ## How to cancel out earth gravity.

Man that is cool! I always figured the only way was to has a giant revolving platform in space

10. ## temperature of steam

Water vapour is the result of a reaction also right?
11. ## Pope=Zinc

I just heard that the pope's casket's are wood around Zinc. isn't Zn a good Reduction agent so won't it corrode fast? Thank you
12. ## Linear Scale

so how does it work is it one of those inversely proportional to distance formulas for the EP of the spring as you compact it more?
13. ## Frame theorems

oo oo oooo can 3 dimentional frames support say the 11-dimentional Calib yau spaces in string theory or wait can time be calculated out of this using distance time formulas sorry to get off topic, ok i'll shut up now.
14. ## Lines Just a thing we created

I think (And correct me if i'm wrong) that lines exist in a perfect system whether it just be a mathematical equation, or the fabric of space whithout any gravitational disturbances, so your lines question I think is more of an applied question, Is there lines in the universe well yes there are..... but due to the abnormalies of spacetime we don't come across them very often, but they do exist.
15. ## temperature of steam

Hey I learned all this in Chemistry isn't this suposed to be physics?
16. ## temperature of steam

it's the same deal with ice when you melt it, it stays at 0 degrees until it is all melted then it rises in tempurature so you have to convert all the potential energy of the boiling water to kinetic energy of steam before it can rise in temurature
17. ## Frames?

yes, thank you......................what about light if it always travels at c does it have a rest frame or is c the rest frame
18. ## Clocks at different speeds?

don't worry time is relative, *sniff* late for class again.................
19. ## Frames?

I was reading in the paper on special relativity from David W. Hogg and i was hopping it would explain frames, but it hasn't so far, though it has mentioned them plenty of times. Please explain to those of us who go to high school in some hick town out in the middle of nowhere. Thank you

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21. ## Question about total energy in quantum mechanics

I posted the question about the total energy of the atom and someone gave me the formula E^2=(mc^2)^2 + (pc)^2 and it got me thinking why did they square everything then i though they must hve done it to e=mc^2 cuz if you didn't and you took E=(m-m)c^2 it came out to a negative and negative energy kinda confused me. then p=mv so pc at the speed of light is mv(v) or mv^2 or kinetic energy if you will. but it just hit me from math class that if you take the square root of something you get a positive and a negative anyway.
22. ## String Theory

the book is simple and it gives background to relativity and quantum theory HURRAY BRIAN GREENE!!!
23. ## String Theory

seems to me i just read an excellent book on the subject called "the elegant universe" by brian greene (i would highly recomend this to anyone). strings are one dimentional which gets rid of the problem of breaking down quarksand thier properties are determined by its occilation pattern and vibration rate ie(mass, what particle it is and so on). it also introduces one new particle for every particle we do know about (i'm not sure if this compensates for the "missing energy" in the universe). tears in space is also solved because edward witten came up with the sixth string theory which made them all unified in M-Theory, where you have 2D membranes (p-branes, p is any integer for the number of dimentions) which act as a buffer for the randomness of quantum theory and ties the two theorys together. it is nearly impossible to explain in limited space so if you can i suggest the book it is highly informative
24. ## Question about total energy in quantum mechanics

by the way i love http://www.physics.nyu.edu/hogg/sr/sr.pdf thank you
25. ## Question about total energy in quantum mechanics

sorry to bore you guys with my simplicity but could someone please tell me if i'm getting this. the E^2 = (mc^2)^2 part is derived from the formula E=mc^2 and is thus the energy of the particle if it was converted to energy at the speed of light and the (pv)^2 is the kinetic energy? if so why cant E=hf be the energy of the photon that comes out of the converted particle. or am i just stupid................HIGH SCHOOL IS FUN!
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