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Why are most questions here about high energy physics ?

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It seems that most questions are related to high energy physics. There's not much discussion about condensed matter physics , nuclear physics and virtually most other branches. Why ?

asked Feb 15, 2015 in Discussion by anonymous [ revision history ]
recategorized Apr 2, 2015 by dimension10

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It is because the the current population of this site consists mostly of high-energy people. We absolutely welcome physics discussions from other branches. It'll definitely be nice to have diversity.
answered Feb 15, 2015 by Jia Yiyang (2,465 points) [ revision history ]
I tend to think that condensed matter theorists don't like to discuss on online forums .
@anonymous, that might be the case, but even taking that into account, my impression is that there should be enough condensed matter people lurking online to make a viable community, maybe they just need some time to "come out of the closet".
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If you want to see more on currently sub-represented topics, post your own questions, or ask for importing from Physics Stack Exchange specific (i.e., with link) high level questions/answers that are of interest to you.

answered Mar 9, 2015 by Arnold Neumaier (12,355 points) [ no revision ]

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