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Request questions from sites on the StackExchange networks that are on-topic here too, to be imported here. Moderators may then import the question.

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asked Feb 8, 2014 in Public Official Posts by Dilaton (4,175 points) [ revision history ]
edited Feb 5, 2015 by dimension10
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I will mention some questions we listed here too, if I am at a second look not 100% certain about importing them and interpret the upvotes as agreement with getting them.

I mean all of those questions should have been ok on Physics SE, but I am sometimes not sure if other people think they are a good fit for PhysicsOverflow too.
 

I have recategorised this under "Public Official Threads" so users can request their posts to be imported as per your addendum.  

To keep this page from growing to infinity,should we delete the questions regarding those that actually got imported?

@RonMaimon I agree, but hide, not delete (delete erases from the database itself).  

@Dilaton On SE, answers can be ordered by time if one needs to, but not here.  

I meant it moved to a random position in the questions list, it wasn't bumped anymore.

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@RonMaimon hiding is ok But concerning references and study material (concerning advanced topics) they newer cluttered any site on SE (not the ones I was interested in) so they will not here either. They were considered legitimate in TP.SE and they are not forbidden on MathOverflow. So please dont introduce this for (advanced) students and people who want to learn about a new topic obstructive SE point of view (in SE they always said you can ask in chat which means forget about it because there are no physics people in chat)

ok, but the point is that it shouldn't come with rep, and it's extremely easy to do, and it only needs to be done once in each topic, so perhaps when reviews are up, it can be done in reviews. You can ask the same question on each topic, I think it's best to make a literature review for each tag on reviews, so that each topic has a set of references people can add to. It's just not effort to find literature.

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Could you import this? In my answer I gave a general idea on why observables in QM are generally unbounded operators. I think it is non-trivial and of general interest.

http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/102476/self-adjoint-and-unbounded-operators-in-qm

I have checked, it is not already present here.

answered Apr 11, 2014 by Valter Moretti (1,995 points) [ no revision ]
edited Apr 11, 2014 by dimension10

Done : )  

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answered Apr 12, 2014 by Valter Moretti (1,995 points) [ revision history ]
edited Apr 12, 2014 by dimension10

Nice posts, they didn't exist here yet. I have imported them now. 

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[IMPORTED]  

Some Q/A that I participated in, which I consider worth importing:

http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/64869/hilbert-space-of-harmonic-oscillator-countable-vs-uncountable/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/64704/question-on-the-hagedorn-tower-in-type-i-string-theory/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/109135/understanding-well-defined-states/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/64905/beta-function-non-zero-at-classical-level/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/63809/renormalization-condition-why-must-be-the-residue-of-the-propagator-be-1/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/53784/how-to-judge-whether-a-symmetry-will-be-spontaneously-broken-while-only-given-a/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/58009/symmetries-in-wilsonian-rg/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/94253/naive-question-about-the-s-matrix/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/78186/locality-in-the-scattering-amplitude/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/17368/special-conformal-transformations-and-locality/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/62178/entangled-or-unentangled/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/93988/does-black-hole-formation-contradict-the-pauli-exclusion-principle/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/63810/under-what-conditions-are-the-renormalization-group-equations-reversible/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/60482/use-and-understanding-of-higher-order-correlation-functions/

http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/87466/why-can-interactions-be-neglected-for-the-integer-quantum-hall-effect/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/64980/intuition-behind-the-notion-of-reflection-positivity/
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/62126/the-notion-of-an-adiabatic-process-in-thermodynamics-vs-quantum-mechanics/

answered Apr 23, 2014 by Siva (710 points) [ revision history ]
edited Apr 24, 2014 by dimension10

All imported.  

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answered Sep 25, 2014 by anonymous [ revision history ]
edited Sep 25, 2014 by Dilaton
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answered Jun 3, 2015 by Prathyush (695 points) [ revision history ]
edited Jun 3, 2015 by Prathyush

Hi Prathyush,

they are now here and here.

However, the second and third questions are basically two versions of the same question, the first from math SE, and the second from Physics SE.

The answer to the Physics SE question is more "popular", so I am not sure if we want to merge the questions to have both answers, or only keep the one from Math SE?

Maybe @Dimension10 and @ArnoldNeumaier can have a look at this too ...

@dimension10 I would say skip the physics import,If it were upto me. I actually wanted only the math one to be imported. However I added the physics one because some of the comments seems to be sensible.

@dimension10 I cant see how it is relevant to the question, In an case you imported it at that is just fine too.

Merged. I don't see what's so bad about the PSE answer.

@Dimension10 to me John Duffield s answer looks as if he has just skimmed through different sources that looked relevant to him to write a text appealing to non-expert readers.This procedure to compose answers about topics one is not personally knowledgeable about is widespread and supported on physics SE.

@Dilaton Oh yes, you're right - sorry. But those kinds of answers should be dealt with by downvoting, not sure what's the point of not importing.

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answered Nov 18, 2015 by Physics Moron (275 points) [ revision history ]
edited Nov 18, 2015 by dimension10

Done.

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answered Mar 5, 2014 by Dilaton (4,175 points) [ revision history ]
reshown Apr 8, 2014 by Ron Maimon

I think it should be imported. When I was only embarking on QFT, I spent  a huge amount of time trying to find a source to understand and derive these Lagrangians, I think we should provide resources on similar things, helping people who want to embark on a certain field.        

I don't think we should. Someone on a graduate program will know what the symbols mean.

@physicsnewbie I think the thread can be used to give a short explanation of QED/QCD.  

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answered Mar 5, 2014 by Dilaton (4,175 points) [ revision history ]
reshown Apr 8, 2014 by Ron Maimon

I think this should be imported. CFT is on the lower end of "graduate-level", as graduate encompasses anything beyond undergraduate, which includes masters level stuff, which quite often includes CFT.       

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answered Mar 5, 2014 by Dilaton (4,175 points) [ revision history ]
reshown Apr 8, 2014 by Ron Maimon

This should be imported too, in my opinion, for the same reason as for the gentle intro to CFT question.  

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answered Mar 6, 2014 by Dilaton (4,175 points) [ revision history ]
reshown Apr 8, 2014 by Ron Maimon

... or is it too "chatty"?

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