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
    Commented Jan 16, 2023 at 15:37
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    $\begingroup$ Related question: physics.meta.stackexchange.com/q/13917/179151 $\endgroup$ Commented Jan 18, 2023 at 2:50
  • $\begingroup$ P.S. might you be suggesting that popular physics questions are ,in general, of low quality ;) $\endgroup$
    – Cheng
    Commented Jan 23, 2023 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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