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A few days ago we looked at what a Lagrangian actually is. The short of it is that it’s the kinetic energy minus the potential energy of a given mass*. More importantly, if you construct the classical action by integrating the Lagrangian over the time (see the previous link for a more full explanation) you’ll…

First of all, happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope you spend the day happily with the people you care about, and remember to spend a moment or two reflecting on the things for which you’re thankful this year. Now on with the show: Back when I first started writing this blog, I focused mostly on problem…