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

  • 00:25: ... our most important technologies and are behind some of the weirdest phenomena that we have ever ...
  • 09:23: We’ll do a deeper dive into superconductivity another time - today I just want to show you how this phenomenon is enabled by quasiparticles.

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

  • 00:58: ... greatly advanced our understanding and practical application of the phenomenon of quantum ...
  • 13:02: This is a phenomenon in which a quantum state is transferred between two particles via an interrmediate particle that’s entangled with them both.

2022-08-03: What Happens Inside a Proton?

  • 06:37: ... and quarks can be understood with Feynman diagrams, this is the phenomenon   known as asymptotic freedom. But if I tried to explain that too we ...

2022-07-27: How Many States Of Matter Are There?

  • 10:24: The frequent interactions between people cause liquid-like phenomena like currents and waves as individuals lose their autonomy of motion.

2022-07-20: What If We Live in a Superdeterministic Universe?

  • 14:27: Your mind isn’t an illusion just because it’s an emergent phenomenon.

2022-04-20: Does the Universe Create Itself?

  • 00:59: ... physicality to the world between measurements. As Niels Bohr put it “no phenomenon is a phenomenon, until it is an observed phenomenon”. Bohr led the ...

2021-12-20: What Happens If A Black Hole Hits Earth?

  • 03:00: ... rarity of this phenomenon, along with several other clever methods, has allowed us to pretty much ...

2021-12-10: 2021 End of Year AMA!

  • 00:02: ... much uh in in the pop science literature so it's a pretty cool phenomenon and kind of kind of straightforward actually so these are stars that ...

2021-11-10: What If Our Understanding of Gravity Is Wrong?

  • 04:58: And three: it needs to make testable predictions  beyond the phenomena that it was tuned for.
  • 13:10: ... matter particles that have to be carefully fine-tuned to produce the phenomena that MOND  predicts naturally - like the flatness of rotation ...

2021-11-02: Is ACTION The Most Fundamental Property in Physics?

  • 18:13: ... equation that describes the precise details of a given observed phenomenon - usually by trial and error - we come at in from the other direction ...

2021-10-13: New Results in Quantum Tunneling vs. The Speed of Light

  • 00:26: Quantum tunneling is one of the weirder phenomena in the generally very weird world of quantum mechanics.
  • 04:15: But even with the ubiquity of this phenomenon, we know very little about what happens during the tunneling event itself.
  • 10:48: ... phenomenon is called Larmor precession, in which a particle’s dipole magnetic ...

2021-09-15: Neutron Stars: The Most Extreme Objects in the Universe

  • 07:06: ... space between them. Now we don’t know exactly how deep this phenomenon begins, but our best calculations   suggest it’s close to half ...

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

  • 14:07: ... of the schrodinger equation allows these paradox-generating phenomena, then we can take that as evidence against that ...

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

  • 12:05: ... - this one is particularly dangerous because literally any unexplained phenomenon can be fit into some version of the extreme high-tech aliens ...
  • 12:24: That said, as Simone Spinozi wittily queries: Aren't aliens also a natural phenomena?

2021-05-11: How To Know If It's Aliens

  • 06:27: ... saying this in reference to his many claims that some new astrophysical phenomenon might be aliens. And the statement is logically correct - improbable ...
  • 09:21: ... the star’s light. That claim was on the strength that no known natural phenomenon easily explained the observations. Since then, new observations have ...
  • 12:35: ... now long we study the universe, it will always come up with natural phenomena that we’ve never seen before. So does this mean we can never conclude ...

2021-04-13: What If Dark Matter Is Just Black Holes?

  • 07:22: But we see too few type 1a supernova and too many neutron stars for this to be a common phenomenon.

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

  • 01:38: I’m going to tell you about some very real experiments that claim to have demonstrated this phenomenon.
  • 07:47: ... energy levels, as well as the freezing of quantum tunneling - the same phenomenon that allows particles to “teleport” out of nuclei during nuclear ...

2021-03-09: How Does Gravity Affect Light?

  • 08:30: ... explains why light can turn corners around opaque objects in the phenomenon of diffraction, and why the path of light is bent when passing between ...

2021-01-12: What Happens During a Quantum Jump?

  • 04:07: Simply put, they seemed unnatural and unphysical - a hack added to cover up a phenomenon that quantum theory could not yet properly explain.
  • 04:34: It was a reaction against one of the central tenants of Copenhagen - that subatomic phenomena are fundamentally random, or probabilistic.
  • 04:54: He argued that most “spooky” quantum phenomena could be explained by classical resonance phenomena.
  • 10:54: ... need a full episode to explain this phenomenon properly, but in short, the act of measuring a system will, in ...

2020-12-15: The Supernova At The End of Time

  • 13:15: "You could say the forwardness of memory is a spatial phenomenon.

2020-11-11: Can Free Will be Saved in a Deterministic Universe?

  • 11:21: Add to that the fact that its emergent phenomenon, conscious free will, can recursively influence the machine itself.
  • 11:37: ... there's a mechanistic substrate to generating this phenomenon, which is founded in either deterministic or random processes, then the ...
  • 11:49: But I think it's a reductionist fallacy to deny an emergent phenomenon any properties not also possessed by its parts.
  • 12:24: It's an emergent phenomenon, and it's the most directly verifiably real thing you will ever observe.

2020-10-13: Do the Past and Future Exist?

  • 03:36: ... block universe has to be played in the right direction to see emergent phenomena like the sequence of cause and effect, evolving patterns of structure ...
  • 04:41: Nothing “plays” the block universe - it just is, and temporal phenomena like us are just embedded in it, when you look at it in the right way.

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

  • 04:58: If an ugly set of expressions reduces to one or few simple laws that explain a wide range of phenomena, that feels extremely compelling.
  • 05:20: ... can describe any complex phenomenon with a mathematical model if you’re willing to give your model enough ...
  • 05:43: ... observe in our world - in which there are many, seemingly disconnected phenomena - emerges from the action of few simple underlying ...

2020-08-17: How Stars Destroy Each Other

  • 01:53: We now call this phenomenon a nova, from stella nova, or new star.
  • 06:58: But there are some much rarer, and, frankly, more awful manifestations of this phenomenon.

2020-08-10: Theory of Everything Controversies: Livestream

  • 00:00: ... we've had unifications maxwell's unification of all electromagnetic phenomena is probably the greatest one what's happened in the last 50 years is ...

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

  • 00:31: ... chiefly in the rigorous application of these principles to all the phenomena which come under our notice.” Michelson had lived this principle. In ...

2020-03-24: How Black Holes Spin Space Time

  • 11:31: ... fast-rotating black holes are also a contender for another astrophysical phenomenon - gamma ray bursts. When a truly gigantic star collapses at the end of ...
  • 12:11: ... worrying to physicists, because they threaten several physics-breaking phenomena - time travel, universe-hopping, and naked singularities. And we'll ...

2020-02-11: Are Axions Dark Matter?

  • 09:45: ... - and that dip in gamma ray output may be measurable. In a separate phenomenon, there does appear to be a slight overabundance of gamma rays from very ...

2020-01-13: How To Capture Black Holes

  • 04:08: ... of the largest, most well-fed black holes this results in the quasar phenomenon, and their accretion disks glow bright enough to be visible from the ...
  • 11:32: ... wave astronomy will reveal many cosmic mysteries and strange phenomena. Now we have the amazing possibility of black holes merging and growing ...

2019-08-06: What Caused the Big Bang?

  • 01:44: ... missing monopoles, and expansion are all solved if we assume a single phenomenon. ...

2019-07-15: The Quantum Internet

  • 04:53: ... reading in the state to copy it would destroy the entanglement through a phenomenon called ...

2019-07-01: Thorium and the Future of Nuclear Energy

  • 02:49: ... review how nuclear reactors work Every fission reactor exploits the same phenomenon Certain very large nuclei like uranium and plutonium can split into ...

2019-03-20: Is Dark Energy Getting Stronger?

  • 06:34: These things are by far the most awesome of all astrophysical phenomena, as we conclusively demonstrated in this episode.

2019-02-07: Sound Waves from the Beginning of Time

  • 12:55: ... mobile app 'Science Journal' lets you take notes and measure scientific phenomena, such as light, sound, and motion, using your phone, tablet, or ...

2019-01-09: Are Dark Matter And Dark Energy The Same?

  • 00:22: ... that both dark energy and dark matter may result from the same phenomenon. ...

2018-10-18: What are the Strings in String Theory?

  • 01:10: So surely there exists a deeper set of cogs and wheels, a theory that brings all observable phenomena into the same mechanical framework.

2018-10-03: How to Detect Extra Dimensions

  • 07:26: It can also be used to explain another mysterious phenomenon, dark energy.

2018-09-20: Quantum Gravity and the Hardest Problem in Physics

  • 00:47: Together, general relativity and quantum mechanics have allowed us to explain nearly every fundamental phenomenon observed.
  • 00:55: And they've predicted many unexpected phenomena that have since been verified.
  • 11:54: ... GR and, indeed, the mutable fabric of space-time itself are emergent phenomena from a quantum theory deeper than our currently accepted ...

2018-07-25: Reversing Entropy with Maxwell's Demon

  • 05:06: ... that entropy was a statistical phenomenon, he came up with a thought experiment to explore just how fundamental the ...

2018-06-13: What Survives Inside A Black Hole?

  • 08:52: In Einstein's general relativity, a spinning mass drags the fabric of space time around with it in a phenomenon known as frame dragging.

2018-05-09: How Gaia Changed Astronomy Forever

  • 01:47: As it traverses its orbit, Gaia detects the tiny shifts in the positions of stars due to this motion, a phenomenon called stellar parallax.

2018-04-18: Using Stars to See Gravitational Waves

  • 02:09: Perhaps these gravitational waves signals were amplified by another phenomenon predicted by Einstein's general relativity, gravitational lensing.

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

  • 00:07: Sometimes intuitive, large-scale phenomena can give us incredible insights into the extremely unintuitive world of quantum mechanics.
  • 11:01: ... that we can describe how the quantum vacuum changes to give us phenomena like Unruh and Hawking radiation, which you will soon understand as some ...

2017-11-29: Citizen Science + Zero-Point Challenge Answer

  • 00:15: [MUSIC PLAYING] The professional astronomer or astrophysicist is a pretty recent phenomenon.

2017-10-11: Absolute Cold

  • 06:14: All the quantum systems also have non-zero zero points, and that leads to even strange phenomena.
  • 06:39: This leads to the famous Higgs mechanism and possibly also the phenomena of inflation and dark energy.

2017-10-04: When Quasars Collide STJC

  • 02:19: This is what causes the quasar phenomenon.

2017-09-20: The Future of Space Telescopes

  • 04:30: Besides Earth-like exoplanets, the starshade would also be an enormous help in studying quasars and other high-contrast phenomena.
  • 05:05: Diffraction is a challenge for coronagraphs, but the phenomenon is a challenge for any telescope.
  • 05:48: But what if we could use the phenomenon to our advantage?

2017-09-13: Neutron Stars Collide in New LIGO Signal?

  • 00:49: We now have an observatory that can explore the most extreme gravitational phenomena in the universe.

2017-08-30: White Holes

  • 00:28: The astrophysical phenomenon of the black hole has captured the imagination of scientists and science enthusiastic alike for many decades.
  • 09:38: Now, this is technically possible because entropy is a statistical phenomenon.

2017-07-12: Solving the Impossible in Quantum Field Theory

  • 01:26: ... messy quantum field theory can be, let's look at what should be a simple phenomenon-- electron scattering, when two electrons repel each ...

2017-06-28: The First Quantum Field Theory

  • 11:43: The calculations of QED and of all quantum field theory are about counting the number of ways a quantum phenomenon can occur.

2017-05-03: Are We Living in an Ancestor Simulation? ft. Neil deGrasse Tyson

  • 15:49: The pressure is as much a statistical emergent phenomenon as entropy.

2017-01-25: Why Quasars are so Awesome

  • 00:06: One of the most enigmatic of all astrophysical phenomena is the mighty quasar.
  • 00:56: They're like the fire-breathing bat-winged vampire rainbow zebra unicorns of astrophysical phenomena.
  • 01:39: In fact, without these most violent of all astrophysical phenomena, we might not be here to think about them.
  • 05:13: The exact appearance of this phenomenon depends enormously on our viewing angle.

2017-01-11: The EM Drive: Fact or Fantasy?

  • 12:12: It's certainly possible that we're missing some amazing physical phenomenon that will make electromagnetic communication redundant.

2016-11-30: Pilot Wave Theory and Quantum Realism

  • 09:39: But quantum entanglement experiments show that this sort of "spooky" action at a distance is a very real phenomenon.
  • 10:17: But we see many of the familiar quantum phenomena appear in this macroscopic system of a suspended oil droplet following its own pilot-wave.

2016-11-16: Strange Stars

  • 00:32: ... are monsters lurking in that math, predictions of phenomena so extreme and bizarre that, as with any monster, it was hard to know ...

2016-09-21: Quantum Entanglement and the Great Bohr-Einstein Debate

  • 00:12: The weird phenomenon of quantum entanglement gives us quite startling clues to the answer.

2016-08-10: How the Quantum Eraser Rewrites the Past

  • 09:15: In fact, the solution may lie in this fascinating phenomenon of quantum entanglement.

2016-06-29: Nuclear Physics Challenge

  • 00:31: One consequence of this uncertainty in position is the phenomenon of quantum tunneling.

2016-06-22: Planck's Constant and The Origin of Quantum Mechanics

  • 02:04: In fact, the Planck constant appears in essentially all equations that describe quantum phenomena.

2016-06-15: The Strange Universe of Gravitational Lensing

  • 02:46: ... gravitational lensing, which is, of course, what we've come to call this phenomena. ...
  • 03:06: And Einstein originally felt that it would be acute but subtle, and not particularly relevant phenomena.
  • 04:42: But the phenomenon doesn't just distort and magnify.
  • 09:51: We recently started talking about quantum physics by looking at the bizarre phenomena of quantum tunneling.

2016-06-08: New Fundamental Particle Discovered?? + Challenge Winners!

  • 07:51: The fact is, we don't need to be able to predict with absolute precision to be sure of the trend and the severity of a phenomenon.

2016-06-01: Is Quantum Tunneling Faster than Light?

  • 04:52: Protons, neutrons, electrons, and alpha particles can quantum tunnel into nuclei in various types of fusion and particle capture phenomena.
  • 05:08: A variety of modern electronics also rely on the tunneling phenomenon, including the transistor.

2016-02-11: LIGO's First Detection of Gravitational Waves!

  • 06:35: ... lower frequencies, opening the possibility to observe completely new phenomena. ...
  • 07:11: It's a new window on the universe that will reveal phenomena and physics that we never expected.

2016-01-06: The True Nature of Matter and Mass

  • 10:17: Only when the universe cooled down did the Higgs field gain a nonzero value in a phenomenon called spontaneous symmetry breaking.

2015-12-09: How to Build a Black Hole

  • 02:39: And it's a quantum phenomenon that saves it, for the moment, from final collapse.
  • 02:44: It's also a different quantum phenomenon that will let us push it over the edge, creating a black hole.
  • 05:04: Fortunately, there's another quantum phenomenon that let's us get around the Pauli exclusion principle.

2015-11-05: Why Haven't We Found Alien Life?

  • 11:31: ... a bad place to start because you can explains almost any weird natural phenomenon as having been produced by a super intelligent, extremely high tech ...

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

  • 03:16: ... most insane gravitational phenomena in the universe-- neutron stars or black holes in-spiraling just before ...
  • 07:24: ... of the universe-- much more chance of spotting crazy gravitational phenomena. ...

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

  • 02:00: ... laws into his eponymous equations, describing the entire electromagnetic phenomenon with such ...

2015-07-15: Can You Trust Your Eyes in Spacetime?

  • 04:34: ... spacetime diagrams are great for visualizing cool phenomena like time dilation, or length contraction, or disagreements between ...
  • 06:57: ... representing dynamical phenomena from the physical world as geometric objects and relations in a ...

2015-06-24: The Calendar, Australia & White Christmas

  • 01:21: If you're interested, Veritasium has a solid video explaining this phenomenon that you can click over here to view.
  • 01:37: Even the ancient Greeks understood this phenomenon.

2015-05-13: 9 NASA Technologies Shaping YOUR Future

  • 01:10: Well, NASA funded researchers at Stony Brook University to analyze that very phenomenon.

2015-05-06: Should the First Mars Mission Be All Women?

  • 01:36: Now, countermeasures are being studied, but it's tough, because the exact cause of the phenomenon isn't entirely understood yet.

2015-04-15: Could NASA Start the Zombie Apocalypse?

  • 00:31: And the zombie phenomenon starts unexpectedly and spreads quickly, which is why it wreaks so much havoc.
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