Just wondering: what is the longest answer ever given in physics.stackexchange.com ?

Possible candidate: What if the LHC doesn't see SUSY?


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Actually that comes in at #13. You're looking for this one.

Check out http://data.stackexchange.com/physics/query/64341/the-longest-answers

  • $\begingroup$ wow, thanks for sharing the cool toy. And yet that longest-answer-ever only got 0 vote... $\endgroup$
    – pcr
    Mar 17, 2012 at 4:34
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    $\begingroup$ And note that there is a system imposed limit on the length of any given post. I don't recall exactly what it is except that it is in the low 10's of thousands of character in the source. $\endgroup$ Mar 17, 2012 at 15:43
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    $\begingroup$ @dmckee: I just tested it. It's 30000 characters. $\endgroup$ Aug 24, 2013 at 8:56
  • $\begingroup$ Note that this answer is now out of date. As of today, the longest answer is this one $\endgroup$
    – Danu
    Mar 10, 2015 at 14:49

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