Particles and waves: The central mystery of quantum mechanics – Chad Orzel

Thank you to Ted-Ed for this lesson on the dual nature of light.

“One of the most amazing facts in physics is that everything in the universe, from light to electrons to atoms, behaves like both a particle and a wave at the same time. But how did physicists arrive at this mind-boggling conclusion? Chad Orzel recounts the string of scientists who built on each other’s discoveries to arrive at this ‘central mystery’ of quantum mechanics.”

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