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We all know that Physics and Mathematics are very intimately connected. I have found that many mathematicians did marvellous works in Physics (to give a crudest rather than some simple examples, is John Von Neumann’s book “Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics”) and there are quite a few examples of the other way round (as far as I know Mr. Green developed his Theorem specifically for Electromagnetism but then it came into Vector Calculus slowly as time passed).

So, for learning Physics, mathematics is indispensable but mathematics alone cannot fully cover the science of physics.

My question is can we ask about Physical concepts doubts in this forum? By using Mathematical Physics can I ask about something which does involve a little maths but in actuality a conceptual question?

Thank you!

P.S:- Due to some reasons I prefer to avoid going to Physics.SE

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    $\begingroup$ As I read your question you're asking if you can ask non-mathematical physics questions on math.stackexchange. That's obviously not what math.stackexchange is for, and is what physics.stackexchange explicitly specialises in. $\endgroup$ – postmortes Mar 6 at 11:51
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    $\begingroup$ This is really a guideline for every topic. If the question is mathematical, if it is about the mathematics, that's fine. If the question merely involves mathematics, and it is really a question about physics/implementing code/programming/secret plots to buy a house, well, then it is off-topic and shouldn't be asked. (Do note, there are extremely rare exceptions to this, and we deal with them as they come along, but the incredibly vast majority will fall within this principle.) $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Mar 6 at 11:54
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    $\begingroup$ I'm sorry that you're suspended from Physics.SE (yes, this is public information), but we are not your replacement physics site. $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Mar 6 at 11:54
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    $\begingroup$ @AsafKaragila I can join Physics.SE, I was suspended only for few days. I don’t like Physics.SE for some other reasons not my suspension and anyone who is active on PSE knows why and how PSE has changed drastically. $\endgroup$ – Knight Mar 6 at 12:09
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    $\begingroup$ @adeshmishra Alas, you are suspended for almost a year, not a few days. $\endgroup$ – YuiTo Cheng Mar 6 at 12:27
  • $\begingroup$ @YuiToCheng No! I can join it even now! You want me to join it? $\endgroup$ – Knight Mar 6 at 13:36
  • $\begingroup$ @YuiToCheng If I have this much confidence you should conclude that I’m not joking. $\endgroup$ – Knight Mar 6 at 13:38
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    $\begingroup$ @adeshmishra this is text at the top of your network profile for Physics.SE: "This account is temporarily suspended for rule violations. The suspension period ends on Jan 26 '21 at 14:53." and is the reason for the comments above $\endgroup$ – postmortes Mar 6 at 13:53
  • $\begingroup$ @postmortes Yes, I know it. But I can join it without any illegality. I talked to a mod in chats and he said he could reduce the suspension for one month if I wish (because it was not for rule breaking, I was awarded the suspension for some other reason). $\endgroup$ – Knight Mar 6 at 13:58
  • $\begingroup$ I talked to mod in January, not recently. It’s just that due to some reasons I don’t want to rejoin it. $\endgroup$ – Knight Mar 6 at 13:59
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    $\begingroup$ @adeshmishra I'm not sure what is going on, but if you want any help here, you need to be clear about your situation. Unfortunately, you aren't. $\endgroup$ – Don Thousand Mar 6 at 16:40
  • $\begingroup$ @DonThousand I apologise if I wasn’t clear, all I want to ask is can I ask about concepts which do involve mathematics but in strict sense is a topic of Physics? $\endgroup$ – Knight Mar 6 at 16:52
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    $\begingroup$ @adeshmishra The answer is no. You can only ask here if the question itself is a math question. $\endgroup$ – Don Thousand Mar 6 at 16:54
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    $\begingroup$ I am not sure in what sense my first comment was ambiguous. If the question you have is not a mathematical question, then in almost all likelihood it has no business being asked here. Period. We are not a replacement website for "all things science". $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Mar 6 at 17:02
  • $\begingroup$ @AsafKaragila I found your comment useful, but just your little sentence “we are not a replacement site” quite hurt me a little, things could be clear even without it. Anyways, thanks. $\endgroup$ – Knight Mar 6 at 17:24

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