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Standard answers to “why can't ____ be explained by ____ instead?” [duplicate]

There are many questions which come up again and again, virtually every day, trying to propose an alternative explanation for a well-established principle. I think it would be very useful to keep a ...
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How to Help the Physics.SE grow (member-wise)? Qualitatively as well as Quantitatively

Recently some of our (high rep) professional users have either suspended their activities or deleted their account. For example : Ben Crowell (Deleted) dmckee --- ex-moderator kitten♦ (suspended his ...
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Which questions should be asked in physics stack exchange?

I asked this question yesterday. Someone posted a comment that was saying: "This is a very common question. Google your exact title : there are 3+ pages of answers." Now, I have some questions: ...
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Did the Big Bang happen at a point?

Well, no, as well all know. However this misapprehension comes up time and time again, and surprisingly there doesn't seem to be a single question addressing precisely this issue (though it's covered ...
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Canonical question about the flow of time

I was looking at: Is there really a direction of time? which is yet another question related to the flow of time, and I was thinking that it would be nice to have a master Flow of Time question that ...
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What should I do with long exhaustive answers in lack of a question and in general?

I'm in the situation of having a long answer but no question. regarding this question I can discard the answer so nobody has any benefit from it and the time I spent writing it is deemed wasted. Or I ...
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Should we discourage “canonical” questions with “canonical” answers?

We've recently had John Rennie asking "canonical" questions which he's answered himself: What is time, does it flow, and if so what defines its direction? What is time dilation really? What is the ...
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How is this question not too broad?

Somehow my flag for too broad got declines on this question: What is time dilation really?. Just the fact that the answer spans over 3 actually answers proves, by definition, that this question doesn'...
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Duplicate meta-question on duplicate questions

I've read the meta questions on duplicates. This question may well be a duplicate, but there are some unlearned lessons in those answers. Two questions prompted me to raise this issue in meta. If ...
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Would having a second set of tags relating to the nature of the question make sense?

Yesterday I asked a question which was based on a conceptual confusion, as was revealed by the excellent answers I received. It made me think that it would be nice if that fact was visible straight ...