What is the main difference between questions asked on The 'Physics StackExchange' website, and those asked on the 'Physicsoverflow.org' website - it seems to me that 'Physics Overflow' is more detailed higher level Physics, but I may be wrong.

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    $\begingroup$ PO is not part of the SE network, and hence off-topic. Phys.SE allows both high-level and low-level questions, cf. e.g. this and this meta posts. $\endgroup$
    – Qmechanic Mod
    Aug 15 '15 at 0:23
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    $\begingroup$ You're right - PhysicsOverflow is focused on graduate-level+ physics, but there are some other minor differences - PhysicsOverflow functions more of a community and is both more liberal and meritocratic than PSE. See e.g. meta.mathoverflow.net/q/1608 $\endgroup$ Aug 15 '15 at 8:16
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    $\begingroup$ My understanding is that, in addition, PO has no expectation of civility and relatively weaker moderation. (Which is kind of saying the same thing) $\endgroup$
    – David Z
    Aug 16 '15 at 16:32

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