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2022-10-26: Why Did Quantum Entanglement Win the Nobel Prize in Physics?

  • 06:42: ... of the possible electron transitions was between two states that had zero quantum spin, and which also ...

2022-03-08: Is the Proxima System Our Best Hope For Another Earth?

  • 03:22: ... was in its emission lines - sharp spikes in its spectrum resulting from electron transitions in the atoms and molecules of the star’s ...

2021-09-07: First Detection of Light from Behind a Black Hole

  • 05:15: In a normal spectrum we see the light from these electron transitions as sharp spikes at specific wavelengths - what we call emission lines.

2021-03-23: Zeno's Paradox & The Quantum Zeno Effect

  • 05:17: This has actually been tested for electron transitions in atoms - and I’ll tell you about the experiments in a minute.
  • 07:02: ... measurement should be able to freeze quantum arrows and presumably also electron transitions via the Quantum Zeno ...

2018-01-31: Kronos: Devourer Of Worlds

  • 03:49: Stellar spectra are thick, with sharp emission and absorption features that result from electron transitions in atoms in the star's atmosphere.

2017-05-10: The Great American Eclipse

  • 05:58: ... first time in your life, you see the chromosphere, red from a specific electron transition in the hydrogen of the sun's upper ...

2017-02-02: The Geometry of Causality

  • 13:30: ... 10 times the Schwarzschild shield radius, undergo an extremely energetic electron transition that produces X-rays at a very particular frequency, the ion K-alpha ...
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