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2022-12-08: How Are Quasiparticles Different From Particles?

  • 06:25: ... of a sound wave, similar to how a photon is a quantum of light - of an electromagnetic wave. ...

2022-10-12: The REAL Possibility of Mapping Alien Planets!

  • 01:25: ... exact measurement of the   arrival time and phase of the electromagnetic wave  - which gets harder the shorter the wavelength. But there is one way to ...

2021-08-18: How Vacuum Decay Would Destroy The Universe

  • 02:52: ... energy is where the field value is zero.   For example, for an electromagnetic wave  - a photon - the electric and magnetic   fields rise and fall ...

2021-06-16: Can Space Be Infinitely Divided?

  • 03:14: ... clock the instant of the return to within one wave-cycle of the electromagnetic wave.   That gives a distance uncertainty of around one wavelength of ...

2021-05-25: What If (Tiny) Black Holes Are Everywhere?

  • 03:08: ... such black holes the Hawking radiation is just photons - electromagnetic waves with kilometers-long wavelengths, so really, really low energy radio ...

2021-05-19: Breaking The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

  • 05:36: ... sent along those paths and then later recombined in such a way that the electromagnetic waves of these laser beams destructively ...

2020-09-08: The Truth About Beauty in Physics

  • 09:30: And Maxwell’s equations, which parsimoniously unite electricity and magnetism but also predict the existence of electromagnetic waves - of light.

2020-07-20: The Boundary Between Black Holes & Neutron Stars

  • 02:18: ... arm lengths, which in turn causes the peaks and valleys of the laser’s electromagnetic wave to line up differently, and so those changes can be ...

2020-05-11: How Luminiferous Aether Led to Relativity

  • 05:53: ... to that the fact that in the 1860s, Maxwell’s equations predicted that electromagnetic waves should travel at exactly the speed of … wait for it, light. It was ...

2019-05-09: Why Quantum Computing Requires Quantum Cryptography

  • 04:52: Another example is the polarization of a photon, a quantum of electromagnetic wave.

2017-12-06: Understanding the Uncertainty Principle with Quantum Fourier Series

  • 06:49: In the early days of quantum mechanics, it was realized that photons are electromagnetic wave packets whose momentum is given by their frequency.

2017-03-15: Time Crystals!

  • 04:36: A laser is just a very well-ordered electromagnetic wave with a known period or frequency.

2016-04-27: What Does Dark Energy Really Do?

  • 01:33: During that expansion, it increases the wavelength of these electromagnetic waves, resulting in what we see as redshift, cosmological redshift.

2015-10-22: Have Gravitational Waves Been Discovered?!?

  • 02:49: ... ripples on a pond or even electromagnetic waves-- which are all simple, up-down, longitudinal waves-- gravitational waves ...
  • 05:21: ... length of those paths just right, we can make the peaks of one of those electromagnetic waves line up with the valleys of the other, causing them to completely cancel ...

2015-10-07: The Speed of Light is NOT About Light

  • 08:29: ... cosmic speed limit also happens to define the speed of propagation of electromagnetic waves-- the speed of ...

2015-03-25: Cosmic Microwave Background Explained

  • 01:46: It's emitting electromagnetic waves of all wavelengths.
  • 02:04: Now, everything has a temperature, so everything has a thermal spectrum, and it emits all electromagnetic wavelengths.
  • 03:16: And just like toasters, people and tacos, it was emitting a thermal distribution of electromagnetic waves.
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