There are frequent questions based on external videos, specifically YouTube popular physics videos. For example, there are many questions based on Veritasium experiments. Would it be worth it to have a tag for , or at least ?

Similarly, things could be said for question about frequently used books like

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    $\begingroup$ I think we focus on the physics question, and not worry about the where too much. For example, we don't need a Physical Review tag. $\endgroup$
    – Jon Custer
    Jan 16 at 15:37
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    $\begingroup$ Related question: physics.meta.stackexchange.com/q/13917/179151 $\endgroup$ Jan 18 at 2:50
  • $\begingroup$ P.S. might you be suggesting that popular physics questions are ,in general, of low quality ;) $\endgroup$
    – Cheng
    Jan 23 at 1:13

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No, these tags describe the sources of the questions themselves, not the subject matter of the question. Hence, you would not be able to tag a question with any one of those, making them dependent on other tags on the question. These would then be meta tags, which are generically frowned upon.

In regards to the tag, see this prior post on the topic (and probably all the linked).


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